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Exposing the 84% Statistic: A Critical Analysis of Veganism Abandonment Rates

  "An ethical foundation propels individuals into veganism, forming a bond so strong that true advocates seldom waver in their commitment." Michael Corthell , The Vegan Project Global Veganism, an ethical lifestyle choice aimed at abstaining from the use of animal products, has gained significant attention in recent years due to its potential ethical, environmental, and health benefits. However, discussions surrounding veganism often include the widely cited statistic that claims 84% of individuals who identify as vegetarian or vegan eventually abandon the lifestyle. This report aims to delve into the origins of this statistic, critically examine its implications, and provide context through recent research findings. The Faunalytics Study of 2014 The oft-quoted 84% statistic stems from a study conducted by Faunalytics in 2014. This study sought to understand the retention rates of people who had identified as vegetarian or vegan in the United States. The study surveyed over