Looking at this list, I see that the vegetarianism percentage within the general population varies a lot from country to country. My country (Romania) does not even appear in this list, and I could not find any reliable source about the percentage here (some believe to be about 1%).
This discussion is both relevant and funny for the hardship of being a vegetarian in my native land. After joining the European Union, things have improved for vegetarians, but still many believe that "the best vegetable is pork".
My questions are:
Does anyone know of a country which has managed to increase the percentage of people who are vegetarian significantly in the recent period?
If yes, what were the key factors involved in achieving this?