Australian Bureau of Statistics
4364.0.55.007 - Australian Health Survey: Nutrition First Results - Foods and Nutrients, 2011-12
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In 2011-12, Australians aged 2 years and over consumed an estimated average of 3.1 kilograms of foods and beverages per day, made up from a wide variety of foods across the major food groups. In the day before interview, a majority of respondents in the AHS reported consuming Cereals and cereal products (90%), Milk products and dishes (85%), Vegetable products and dishes (75%), Cereal-based products and dishes (72%), Meat, poultry and game products and dishes (69%) and Fruit products and dishes (60%). In addition, 87% of people reported drinking plain water (including municipal and bottled water) see Table 4.1.
Footnote(s): (a) Most commonly consumed major food groups on the day prior to interview. See Appendix 1 for examples of foods in major food groups.
Source(s): Australian Health Survey: Nutrition First Results - Food and Nutrients, 2011-12
Statistics presented in this publication on foods consumed include:
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This page last updated 15 October 2015