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Which Country Eats the Most Beans?

Bean Consumption (Total) (kt), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 133 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in bean consumption with 5,101 kt followed by India and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Maldives with 0.034 kt, Brunei with 0.125 kt and Estonia with 0.128 kt.

Total bean consumption reached 17,821 kt in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 4.91 % more than in the previous year and 9.74 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total bean consumption reached an all time high of 17,821 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 9,310 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.26 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 28.6 % of bean consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 71.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 94.9 % in 2013.

Data for more countries are available at Bean Consumption (Total) indicator page.