The plant-based diet is becoming more and more popular among Brits, with 7% admitting to being vegan while 14% having adopted a vegetarian diet in 2018, according to new data from comparethemarket.com.
For those who are vegetarian or vegan, it is a very important part of their lifestyle and in some cases, it is a belief. Consequently, if you're in a position of not renting a home currently, whilst you consider buying a property, sharing a kitchen with others who eat animal products can be an issue for some.
As a result, online housing agents Fasthomes.org investigated the rental market for individuals who are vegetarian and perhaps looking for a property or room that accommodates their dietary requirements by extracting figures from Spareroom.co.uk from the beginning of August, to assess just how many properties available to rent per London borough and the 20 most populated towns and cities in the UK are ‘vegetarian friendly’. And it seems choosing a 'veggie friendly' home isn't the only requirement for those who rent, as there has been an increase in the number of individuals look for pet-friendly homes to rent in London boroughs.
Harrow (55), Waltham Forest (26), Newham (19), Hackney (18) and Redbridge (14).
Manchester (31), Birmingham (20), Bristol (20), Glasgow (20) and Reading (17).
Birkenhead, Newport, Bradford and Belfast.
Furthermore, Fasthomes.org wanted to find out the motives Brits had behind their decision to become vegetarian or vegan. The results were attained by conducting a survey, asking 684 vegetarian and vegan people in England questions regarding their choice of diet.
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