Opinion on beef consumption among young adults in India - by religion 2016

This statistic displays the results of a youth survey conducted among 15-34 year olds across 19 states across India in 2016 about their opinion on the objection of beef consumption, based on select religion. About 69 percent of Muslim respondents thought that the consumption of beef was a personal choice and should not be objected to, while only 31 percent among Hindus agreed during the survey period.

Young adults against the objection of beef consumption across India in 2016, by select religion

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Sources

Release date

April 2017

Region

India

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

6,122 respondents

Age group

15-34 years

Special properties

Across 19 states in the country

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

The BJP, the ruling party, believed that cows need to be protected because they are considered holy by the country's majority Hindu population. As of June 2017, about 18 states had already banned slaughter of cattle, although beef is consumed by millions of Indians, including Dalits (economically backward class), Muslims and Christians. There have been sporadic attacks and killings in various parts of the country on individuals and families by vigilant cow protection groups based on alleged reports of beef consumption.

Figures may not not add up to 100 due to rounding off.
Title as phrased by source: Youth on contentious issues- Consumption of beef is a personal choice and should not be objected to.

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