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Vegetarians around the world

Since it is extremely difficult to find reliable information about the number/percentages of vegetarian populations, we would be most grateful for inputs helping us to complete/update/correct this compilation.
Thank you in advance!

e-mail: news@evana.org

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AUSTRALIA
Population: 20.7 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 5%
Source: *)

AUSTRIA
Population: 8.2 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 3% (2006/2007)
Source

BELGIUM
Population: 10.5 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 2% (2001)
Source

BRAZIL
Population: 189 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 8% (2012)
Source: *)

CANADA:
Population: 32.6 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 4% (2003)
Source: *

CHINA
Population: 1.3 billion
Vegetarians/Vegans: 4%
Source

FRANCE
Population: 61.2 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: about 2%
Source: *)

GERMANY
Population: 82.3 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 8-9 % vegetarians plus 700.000 vegans (2012)
Source: VEBU

INDIA
Population 1.1 billion
Vegetarians/Vegans: 40%, 80% in Gujarat
Wikipedia

ISRAEL
Population: 7 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 8,5 %
Wikipedia

ITALY
Population: 58.9
Vegetarians/Vegans: 6,7% (2011)
Source: Wikipedia

NEW ZEALAND
Population: 4.2 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: between 1-2%
Source: *)

NORWAY
Population: 4.7 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 4 % (2002)
Info Dyrevernalliansen

SPAIN
Population: 44.1 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 2% (2007)
Source

SWEDEN
Population: 9 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 4% (2005)
Source: Wikipedia

SWITZERLAND:
Population: 7.5 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 5% (2006)
Source: SVV

TAIWAN
Population: 22.8 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 10%
Note: A popular movement of "one day vegetarian every week" has been advocated on a national level
Source: *)

THE NETHERLANDS
Population: 16.3 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: about 4,5 %
Source

UK
Population: 62.3 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 3% of adults (2009)
Source

USA
Population: 299.3 million
Vegetarians/Vegans: 4%
Source

Source: *) Vegetarianism by country div


Link: ...Vegetarian Diets Are Healthful, May Help in Disease Prevention and Treatment
Link: Notable people who have been reported to have adhered to a vegetarian diet
Link: Over half of the worlds population is vegetarian.

Date: 2012-02-22 12:28

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