Which Country Consumes the Most Animal Fat?

Animal Fat Consumption (Total) (kt), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 149 countries in 2013, India ranked the highest in animal fat consumption with 3,614 kt followed by China and USA. On the other end of the scale was Tajikistan with 0.817 kt, East Timor with 1.02 kt and Guinea Bissau with 1.02 kt.

Total animal fat consumption reached 23,524 kt in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.95 % more than in the previous year and 10.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total animal fat consumption reached an all time high of 23,524 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 12,023 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.30 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 15.4 % of animal fat consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 34.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 61.6 % in 2013.

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