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Which Country Eats the Most Fruits?

Fruit Consumption (Total) (kt), 2019
Food & Drink | March 10, 2022
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Based on a comparison of 161 countries in 2019, China ranked the highest in fruit consumption with 52,685 kt followed by India and Indonesia. On the other end of the scale was Seychelles with 3.00 kt, Liberia with 3.00 kt and Comoros with 6.00 kt.

Total fruit consumption reached 207,446 kt in 2019 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.98 % more than in the previous year and 21.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total fruit consumption reached an all time high of 207,446 kt in 2019 and an all time low of 41,577 kt in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 2.77 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 25.4 % of fruit consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 50.2 % share while the ten largest countries some 65.9 % in 2019.

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

Fruit Consumption (Total) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Bangladesh kt 2,403 2,460 2,639 2,818 2,997
Brazil kt 5,002 4,840 4,446 4,096 3,816
China kt 46,733 47,820 48,836 49,060 49,702
India kt 34,570 36,143 35,643 36,681 40,689
Indonesia kt 6,900 6,485 6,248 6,718 7,171
Iran kt 3,452 3,267 3,886 3,778 3,708
Mexico kt 3,971 3,878 4,045 4,584 4,982
Nigeria kt 2,692 2,742 2,725 2,692 2,696
Pakistan kt 4,501 4,681 4,897 4,816 4,868
Philippines kt 4,001 3,975 3,993 4,138 4,094
Russia kt 2,935 2,707 2,491 2,423 2,514
Thailand kt 3,581 3,350 3,625 3,582 3,144
Turkey kt 2,383 1,979 2,435 2,524 2,928
USA kt 6,896 6,482 6,873 6,746 6,736
Vietnam kt 2,923 3,229 3,122 2,449 2,212

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