Food waste in the U.S.

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Statista dossier on food waste in the U.S.

This dossier provides statistical information about food waste in the United States. It also includes chapters focusing on food waste worldwide, the environmental impacts of food waste, household food security in the U.S., and more.

Table of contents

  • 1. Global overview
    • Food waste of selected countries worldwide 2017

    • Per capita food waste of selected countries worldwide 2017

    • Global agricultural production GHG emissions by food product 2017

    • Global share of wasted food as of 2017, by food category

    • Global volume of wasted food as of 2017, by food category

    • Global country ranking of policy response to food waste as of 2018

    • Global food waste perceived and actual by key country 2018

  • 2. U.S. environmental impact
    • Food waste greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. in 2016, by management option

    • U.S. availability food waste for energy by source 2017

    • North America's water use in food lost and wasted as of 2017, by country

    • North America's cropland use in food lost and wasted as of 2017, by country

    • North America's fertilizer use in food lost and wasted as of 2017, by country

    • North America's biodiversity loss due to food lost and wasted as of 2017, by country

  • 3. U.S. overview
    • U.S. food waste weight by source 2017

    • North America's food waste by stage 2017

    • Food waste share from retail, food service and households by category 2017

    • Share of food wasted in the United States in 2016, by food category

    • North America's money invested in food lost and wasted as of 2017, by country

    • North America's caloric value of food lost and wasted as of 2017, by country

    • Food waste reduction financing requirements in the U.S. 2015-2025

  • 4. Household food security
    • Number of food secure and insecure individuals in the U.S. 2017

    • Distribution of food secure and insecure individuals in the U.S. 2017, by status

    • U.S. - share of children in food-insecure households 1995-2017

    • Food pantry and emergency kitchen use in the U.S. 2017, by age group

    • Food pantry and emergency kitchen use in the U.S. 2017, by food security status

    • U.S. food pantry and emergency kitchen usage share 2017, by food security status

  • 5. Consumer behavior
    • Reasons for throwing away food in the U.S. by gender 2017

    • Reasons for throwing away food in the U.S. by age 2017

    • Reasons for throwing away food in the U.S. by ethnicity 2017

    • Reasons for throwing away food in the U.S. by community type 2017

    • Reasons for throwing away food in the U.S. by building type 2017

    • Most commonly wasted food types in the U.S. by gender 2017

    • Most commonly wasted food types in the U.S. by age 2017

    • Most commonly wasted food types in the U.S. 2017, by age

    • Most commonly wasted food types in the U.S. by ethnicity 2017

    • Most commonly wasted food types in the U.S. by community type 2017

    • Most commonly wasted food types in the U.S. by building type 2017

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