Interest in reduction meat consumption among young people in the Netherlands 2018

The statistic displays the results of a survey question concerning interest in the reduction of the meat consumption among young people in the Netherlands in 2018. The survey outcomes indicated that many 25 to 35 year olds in the Netherlands who occasionally eat meat would like to reduce their meat consumption, while the number of respondents who disagreed with the survey statement and had no interest in reducing their meat consumption was not far behind. Approximately 40 percent of respondents agreed that they want to try to eat less meat, whereas 32 percent of respondents either disagreed or strongly disagreed with the statement.

To what extent do you agree with this statement: "I want to try to eat less meat"?

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Release date

March 2018



Survey time period

February 2, 2018 to February 8, 2018

Number of respondents

696 respondents

Age group

25 to 35 years

Special properties

respondents with their own household who eat meat occasionally*

Supplementary notes

* This group includes students living in shared households, but excludes 25-35 year olds living with their parents/guardians.

The results have been weighted to represent the entire population 25-35 with their own household.

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "In hoeverre ben je het eens of oneens met onderstaande stellingen over minder vlees eten? Ik wil mijn best doen om minder vlees te eten." (English: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? I want to try to eat less meat)

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