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Share of consumers donating excess food in the United States in 2017, by gender*
U.S. consumers donating extra food by gender 2017
This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans in 2017 in regards to their donations of surplus food, with a breakdown by gender. As of March 2017, just under 30 percent of the responding men stated that they wished to donate their excess food.
Share of consumers donating excess food in the United States in 2017, by gender*
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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 20 to 29, 2017

Number of respondents

980 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The original question was phrased as follows: "Have you ever donated food upon realizing that you will not be eating it?"

U.S. consumers donating extra food by gender 2017
This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans in 2017 in regards to their donations of surplus food, with a breakdown by gender. As of March 2017, just under 30 percent of the responding men stated that they wished to donate their excess food.
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