More Percentage Of Men In India Eat Meat Than Women: Survey

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by Suchismita Pal
by Suchismita Pal 179

Do you think men eat more meat than women? No, we’re not saying it. It is a fact derived from a survey. The National Family Health Survey-5 for 2019 to 2021 has revealed that meat eaters in India are mostly men. According to the data, the overall meat intake of the Indian population has risen dramatically in the last six years. The survey has revealed that 16.6% of men between 15 and 49 years of age never consumed non-vegetarian food for the period of 2019 to 2021. For women, the calculation for the same was 29.4%.

 

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83.4% Of Indian Men Eat Meat Daily

Chicken, meat and fish fall under non-vegetarian food, as per the survey. The NFHS survey for 2015 to 2016 had found 21.6% of men to be vegetarian. Now the percentage has dropped to 16.6%. For women, there has been a slight change in percentage between the two periods, from 29.9% to 29.4%. Indian Express has revealed that 83.4% of Indian men and 70.6% of Indian women between 15 and 49 years of age eat meat daily.

 

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Also Read: 6 Non-Vegetarian Dishes From Kerala That Every Meat Lover Will Thoroughly Love

Highest Non-Vegetarian Food Consuming States In India

  • Andaman and Nicobar (96.1%)
  • Goa (93.8%)
  • Lakshadweep (98.4%)
  • Kerala (90.1%)

Lowest Non-Vegetarian Food Consuming States In India

  • Rajasthan (14.1%)
  • Haryana (13.4%)
  • Punjab (17%)
  • Gujarat (17.9%)

On that note, have you heard about the highest-selling mutton curry in India at this Bhubaneswar stall that cooks 150 kilos of meat daily?

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