Which Country Eats the Most Oranges?

Orange and Mandarine Consumption (Total) (kt), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 150 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in orange and mandarine consumption with 17,233 kt followed by Brazil and USA. On the other end of the scale was Tajikistan with 1.63 kt, East Timor with 1.81 kt and Gambia with 2.03 kt.

Total orange and mandarine consumption reached 91,958 kt in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.49 % more than in the previous year and 20.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total orange and mandarine consumption reached an all time high of 92,968 kt in 2011 and an all time low of 17,141 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.28 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 18.7 % of orange and mandarine consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 40.2 % share while the ten largest countries some 63.6 % in 2013.

Data for more countries are available at Orange and Mandarine Consumption (Total) indicator page.

Orange and Mandarine Consumption (Total) Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Brazil kt 6,044 7,452 8,295 10,190 11,448
Canada kt 1,811 1,538 1,575 1,628 1,426
China kt 10,621 11,762 12,972 15,638 19,409
Egypt kt 2,255 2,147 2,032 2,233 2,022
France kt 2,726 2,902 3,026 3,010 3,024
India kt 3,825 4,358 4,677 5,425 4,147
Indonesia kt 2,497 2,385 2,161 2,046 1,875
Iran kt 2,859 3,126 2,595 2,189 2,237
Italy kt 3,034 2,653 3,203 2,898 3,094
Mexico kt 3,911 4,092 3,979 3,619 3,302
Pakistan kt 1,223 1,912 1,806 1,645 1,496
Spain kt 995 2,049 949 1,510 1,366
Turkey kt 1,651 1,599 1,756 1,746 1,620
USA kt 9,335 9,948 9,328 8,743 8,903
United Kingdom kt 2,068 2,674 2,537 2,327 2,358