Figure 17.4: Average daily consumption of '5 a day' portions: by age group, 2008/09 to 2011/12 (1,2)
Source: National Diet and Nutrition Survey, Department of Health
Includes fruit and vegetables as part of composite dishes, but excludes potatoes. Fruit juice is included, up to a maximum contribution of one portion per day. Baked beans and other pulses are included, up to a maximum contribution of one portion per day.
This is a rolling programme and the results for the financial year ending 2012 supersede the results from the first three years of the survey combined.