Definition of responsible consumption according to the French 2015

This statistic illustrates public opinion on what responsible consumption means in 2015. We learn that in that year, about four French people out of ten said that responsible consumption was for them to buy locally made products.

According to you, what is responsible consumption in priority?

Share of respondents
Buy locally-made products to limit the movement of goods and promote local employment41%
Buy what is needed and avoid waste39%
Invest in more robust and cost-effective products in the long run9%
Consume products that are more respectful of the environment7%
Consume fair trade products2%
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Release date

March 2016



Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,800 respondents

Special properties

Metropolitan France

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

* The question was formulated by the source as follows: "We are talking more and more about" Responsible consumption ". According to you, responsible consumption is a priority ... "

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