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The Rise of Veganism Global Numbers Unveiled

Writer Name: Jen Flatt Osborn


Discover the growing trend of veganism and its global impact.

People choose veganism for health, animal welfare, and environmental reasons.

Why Go Vegan?

In 2023, approximately 88 million people worldwide identify as vegans.

Veganism by the Numbers

India leads with 19% of its population being vegan. The UK has seen a 360% increase in its vegan population since 2016

Vegan Trends in Different Countries

The vegan food market expanded from $14.44 billion in 2020 to $15.77 billion in 2021.

Vegan Products on the Rise

81% of consumers have tried plant-based milk. 44% have tried vegan or plant-based meat alternatives.

Vegan Alternatives

A 2021 survey revealed that 3.4% of Europeans are vegans.

Veganism in Europe

By 2040, it's anticipated that only 40% of the world population will consume meat.

Veganism's Future

6% of the US population are vegans. The vegan share in the US was 4% in 2022.

Veganism in the US

If the world went vegan, millions of trees would be saved, benefiting our planet immensely.

Veganism's Impact on the Environment

Over 629,000 people from 228 countries signed up for the Veganuary campaign in January 2022.

Veganuary Movement

The vegan beauty product industry is valued at $15.1 billion, predicted to increase to $21 billion by 2027. The vegan leather market is expected to be worth $90 billion by 2025.

Vegan Beauty and Fashion

There are over 53,000 products registered with the Vegan Society. More than half of these are cosmetic products.

The Vegan Society's Insights

The global shift towards veganism is undeniable. As awareness grows, so does the number of people adopting this compassionate and sustainable lifestyle.