While I choose to not eat much often nor in large quantity, I like the odd juicy steak and I wouldn’t become a vegetarian because it seems to me a little restrictive (I want to keep enjoying my saucisson and duck confit when I visit France!).
Australian are known all over the world to be meat eater and BBQ masters! I’ve compiled below a few figures and interesting facts about meat consumption in Australia and in the world.
Meat Consumption in Australia
Source: Study conducted by Meat & Livestock Australia
- Australians eat on average, beef twice a week and lamb once a week
- Australians eat an average 33kg of beef and veal per person, per year. This has remained relatively constant for the last 15 years.
- Beef represents 38% of fresh meat purchase in Australia
- Australians and New Zealanders eat more lamb than other countries, such as USA and Europe.
Number of Vegetarians
- In Australia: according to a 2010 Newspoll Survey, 5% of Australians say they are vegetarians
- In France: 2% of the French population is vegetarian
How often to you eat meat and what’s you favourite?