Which Country Eats the Most Fruits?

Fruit Consumption (Total) (kt), 2017
Food & Drink | March 4, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 154 countries in 2017, China ranked the highest in fruit consumption with 54,770 kt followed by India and Indonesia. On the other end of the scale was Liberia with 3.00 kt, Suriname with 7.00 kt and Belize with 7.00 kt.

Total fruit consumption reached 193,395 kt in 2017 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.56 % more than in the previous year and 21.2 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total fruit consumption reached an all time high of 193,395 kt in 2017 and an all time low of 41,577 kt in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 2.74 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 28.3 % of fruit consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 50.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 66.6 % in 2017.

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

Fruit Consumption (Total) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh kt 2,239 2,303 2,356 2,490 2,696
Brazil kt 5,092 4,644 4,668 4,832 4,407
China kt 44,969 48,018 49,597 52,156 53,367
India kt 28,123 30,432 33,815 35,551 34,769
Indonesia kt 7,446 7,726 6,822 6,391 6,224
Iran kt 3,192 3,351 3,420 3,550 3,596
Italy kt 2,563 2,194 2,528 2,357 2,438
Mexico kt 3,717 3,650 3,850 3,899 4,105
Nigeria kt 2,543 2,583 2,555 2,652 2,670
Philippines kt 4,163 4,194 4,147 4,022 4,174
Russia kt 3,220 3,114 3,181 2,721 2,485
Thailand kt 3,476 3,804 3,857 3,796 3,917
Turkey kt 2,135 2,336 2,506 1,990 2,422
USA kt 5,731 7,105 7,354 6,469 6,815
Vietnam kt 3,081 3,064 2,981 3,316 3,099