Do Millennials Spend More on Groceries or Dining Out?
HIGHLIGHTS: A new survey found the average millennial still spends more on groceries than they do at restaurants. But it’s fairly close. $187 a month on groceries, and $139 a month at restaurants. So a 29% difference.
FULL STORY: Do millennials spend more on groceries, or eating out at restaurants? The answer is . . . groceries. But according to a new survey, it’s fairly close.
The average millennial spends $187 on groceries a month, and $139 at restaurants, including take-out and delivery. That’s a difference of $48, or 29% less than they spend on groceries.
It also found the average millennial spends 183 hours a year buying food . . . compared to 160 hours deciding on restaurants.
Here are four more random stats about millennial eating habits . . .
1. The average millennial eats out 90 times a year. So an average of 1.7 times a week.
2. 57% said they currently subscribe to a special diet of some sort. The top food-related tweaks millennials make include avoiding sugar and carbs . . . eating more plant-based foods . . . and taking breaks from drinking.
3. 34% said they’re currently trying to cut down on how much meat they consume.
4. The average millennial will try 46 new foods this year . . . and post 47 food-related photos on social media. (OnePoll)