Which Country Eats the Most Apples?

Apple Consumption (Total) (kt), 2017 or latest
Food & Drink | March 2, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 150 countries in 2017, China ranked the highest in apple consumption with 28,526 kt followed by USA and India. On the other end of the scale was Suriname with 1.00 kt, East Timor with 1.00 kt and Sierra Leone with 1.00 kt.

Total apple consumption reached 63,043 kt in 2017 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.658 % more than in the previous year and 5.96 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total apple consumption reached an all time high of 70,667 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 13,084 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.85 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 45.2 % of apple consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 58.1 % share while the ten largest countries some 74.1 % in 2017.

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

Apple Consumption (Total) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Argentina kt 505 561 817 565 585
Brazil kt 1,100 1,018 992 1,150 1,018
Canada kt 731 589 751 701 638
China kt 25,618 29,335 29,391 28,920 27,178
Dem. People's Republic of Korea kt 684 718 711 713 727
Egypt kt 564 706 719 778 901
Germany kt 1,530 1,533 1,543 1,514 1,263
India kt 2,749 2,173 1,901 2,421 2,086
Iran kt 1,514 1,394 1,437 1,482 1,493
Mexico kt 777 585 1,075 881 987
Russia kt 2,972 3,204 3,348 2,497 2,297
Turkey kt 2,140 2,425 2,511 2,453 1,962
USA kt 5,018 5,147 5,905 4,180 4,227
United Kingdom kt 1,720 1,750 1,705 974 1,002
Uzbekistan kt 564 629 640 684 725