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Which Country Eats the Most Beans?

Bean Consumption (Total) (kt), 2018 or latest
Food & Drink | April 9, 2021
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Based on a comparison of 128 countries in 2018, India ranked the highest in bean consumption with 5,362 kt followed by Brazil and Mexico. On the other end of the scale was Mauritius with 1.00 kt, Kuwait with 1.00 kt and Oman with 1.00 kt.

Total bean consumption reached 18,682 kt in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.905 % more than in the previous year and 14.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total bean consumption reached an all time high of 18,682 kt in 2018 and an all time low of 9,218 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.25 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 28.7 % of bean consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 49.8 % share while the ten largest countries some 71.5 % in 2018.

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

Bean Consumption (Total) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Angola kt 185 192 202 208 216
Brazil kt 3,048 3,220 2,931 2,878 2,767
Cameroon kt 274 283 293 303 313
Dem. People's Republic of Korea kt 266 270 282 283 284
Ethiopia kt 206 197 217 227 235
Guatemala kt 189 187 196 201 206
India kt 3,819 3,806 4,164 4,292 4,413
Indonesia kt 267 246 296 243 247
Kenya kt 508 465 490 545 562
Mexico kt 1,179 1,269 1,038 1,003 1,094
Rwanda kt 397 402 396 416 433
Tanzania kt 599 641 657 687 749
Turkey kt 212 202 219 224 228
USA kt 928 910 915 919 925
Uganda kt 795 851 758 762 758