Which Country Eats the Most Bananas?

Banana Consumption (Total) (kt), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 147 countries in 2013, India ranked the highest in banana consumption with 23,676 kt followed by China and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Macedonia with 0.105 kt, Uzbekistan with 0.576 kt and Iraq with 0.672 kt.

Total banana consumption reached 85,115 kt in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.19 % more than in the previous year and 32.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total banana consumption reached an all time high of 85,115 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 15,568 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.32 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 27.8 % of banana consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 44.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 68.5 % in 2013.

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