Which Country Eats the Most Pork?

Pork Meat Consumption (Total) (kt), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 139 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in pork meat consumption with 49,218 kt followed by USA and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Oman with 0.362 kt, Djibouti with 0.434 kt and Maldives with 0.446 kt.

Total pork meat consumption reached 110,492 kt in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.95 % more than in the previous year and 16.0 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total pork meat consumption reached an all time high of 110,492 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 24,663 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.93 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 44.5 % of pork meat consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 56.8 % share while the ten largest countries some 73.3 % in 2013.

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

Pork Meat 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 2,090 2,205 2,264 2,401 2,478
China kt 42,966 45,519 47,159 48,818 48,931
France kt 1,823 2,177 2,195 2,181 2,128
Germany kt 4,555 4,419 4,434 4,500 4,431
Italy kt 2,433 2,329 2,391 2,535 2,433
Japan kt 2,558 2,585 2,522 2,573 2,608
Mexico kt 1,465 1,541 1,688 1,698 1,645
Philippines kt 1,635 1,645 1,654 1,719 1,737
Poland kt 1,944 1,929 1,860 1,918 1,954
Russia kt 2,571 2,874 2,845 3,174 3,295
South Korea kt 1,494 1,493 1,459 1,507 1,504
Spain kt 2,675 2,470 2,219 2,281 2,249
USA kt 9,174 9,261 9,254 8,993 8,777
United Kingdom kt 1,671 1,601 1,610 1,601 1,665
Vietnam kt 2,666 2,787 3,034 3,028 3,088