Which Country Consumes the Most Vegetable Oil?

Vegetable Oil Consumption (Total) (kt), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 158 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in vegetable oil consumption with 11,167 kt followed by India and USA. On the other end of the scale was Maldives with 1.06 kt, Lesotho with 2.06 kt and Bahamas with 2.07 kt.

Total vegetable oil consumption reached 82,691 kt in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.95 % more than in the previous year and 20.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total vegetable oil consumption reached an all time high of 82,691 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 14,489 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.41 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 13.5 % of vegetable oil consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 38.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 57.3 % in 2013.

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