Less Is More? Per Capita Meat Consumption in Europe

Cultured meat from the lab, plant-based burger patties or proteins from insects - all these alternatives share the same goal: to reduce the consumption of meat. But is meat consumption actually reducing in the individual countries of Europe? Here is an overview.

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66% of Europeans surveyed say that they have reduced their meat consumption in order to fight climate change.

13% plan to do so in the future.

Looking at the EU, there is a slight increase in meat consumption. This is mainly due to the growing meat consumption in the EU-13 member states that have joined the EU since 2004.

Per capita meat consumption 2010-2020 (in kg)

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* Prognosis

Sources: Reuters, Euromonitor

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