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Global food waste perceived and actual by key country 2018

Share of perceived and actual food wasted worldwide in 2018, by select country

by T. Wang, last edited Nov 14, 2018
Global food waste perceived and actual by key country 2018 This statistic shows the share of food that is wasted globally, both the share that is perceived by the consumer and the actual value. In 2018, the average household in the United States estimated that they wasted 15 percent of purchased food but actually wasted 24 percent of their food items.
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Share of perceived and actual food wasted worldwide in 2018, by select country

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