Percentage of adults with select food allergies in the U.S. in 2016

Prevalence of select food allergies among U.S. adults in 2016

Percentage of adults with select food allergies in the U.S. in 2016 This statistic depicts the percentage of adults in the U.S. with select food allergies as of 2016. According to the data, 10.8 percent of all adults had some sort of food allergy with 2.9 percent an allergy to shellfish.
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Prevalence of select food allergies among U.S. adults in 2016

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Percentage of adults
Any food allergy10.8%
Shellfish2.9%
Milk1.9%
Shrimp1.9%
Peanut1.8%
Mollusk1.6%
Lobster1.3%
Crab1.3%
Tree nut1.2%
Fin fish0.9%
Egg0.8%
Wheat0.8%
Almond0.7%
Soy0.6%
Hazelnut0.6%
Walnut0.6%
Cashew0.5%
Pecan0.5%
Pistachio0.4%
Other shellfish0.3%
Other tree nut0.2%
Sesame0.2%
Percentage of adults
Any food allergy10.8%
Shellfish2.9%
Milk1.9%
Shrimp1.9%
Peanut1.8%
Mollusk1.6%
Lobster1.3%
Crab1.3%
Tree nut1.2%
Fin fish0.9%
Egg0.8%
Wheat0.8%
Almond0.7%
Soy0.6%
Hazelnut0.6%
Walnut0.6%
Cashew0.5%
Pecan0.5%
Pistachio0.4%
Other shellfish0.3%
Other tree nut0.2%
Sesame0.2%
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This statistic depicts the percentage of adults in the U.S. with select food allergies as of 2016. According to the data, 10.8 percent of all adults had some sort of food allergy with 2.9 percent an allergy to shellfish.
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