Table 1

Average consumption of meats in EU 28, and differences between EU15 (Member States before 2004) and EU13 (States joining EU after 2004).

Type meat (kg r.w.e.)* Beef and veal meat Sheep and goat meat Pigmeat Poultry meat Total
Per capita consumption 10.8 1.8 31.9 24.1 68.6
Of which EU-15 12.6 2.1 31 24.1 69.8
Of which EU-N13 3.9 0.7 35.5 23.9 64.0

Source: EU Agricultural Outlook for the Agricultural markets and income 2017–2030. EU Commission, 2017, table 9.27–9.30.

*r.w.e.: retail weight equivalent; coefficients to transform carcass weight into retail weight are 0.7 for beef and veal, 0.78 for pigmeat and 0.88 for both poultry meat and for sheep and goat meat.

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