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Who's the Major Date Eater?

Date Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 119 countries in 2013, Oman ranked the highest in date consumption per capita with 84.2 kg followed by Saudi Arabia and Algeria. On the other end of the scale was Guatemala with 0.010 kg, Thailand with 0.010 kg and Congo with 0.010 kg.

Average date consumption per capita reached 0.880 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.14 % more than in the previous year and 10.2 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average date consumption per capita reached an all time high of 0.900 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 0.430 kg in 1981. The average annual growth amounted to 1.30 % since 1961.

Data for more countries are available at Date Consumption Per Capita indicator page.