Italy: opinion on market and eat insects 2017, by age

This statistic illustrates the results of a survey investigating the opinion of Italians on the new regulation which will allow breed and eat insect in Italy as of 2018, broken down by age. In 2017, older respondents, from 55 years of age and on, seemed to be generally more hostile than younger respondents. In fact, while people aged 55 to 64 and people with more than 64 years of aged were unfavorable with 69 and 66 percent respectively, only some 40 percent of respondents aged between 18 and 34 were against it.

As of January 2018, in Europe, it will be allowed to breed and eat insects. What is you opinion about it?

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Release date

October 2017



Survey time period


Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide any information regarding the survey.
The wording chosen for this statistic differ slightly from the one in the survey.
The source does not provide any information regarding percentage points exceeding 100 percent.
The source does not provide information regarding multiple answering options.

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