Which Country Eats the Most Poultry?

Poultry Meat Consumption (Total) (kt), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 157 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in poultry meat consumption with 17,647 kt followed by USA and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 1.48 kt, Rwanda with 2.35 kt and Guinea Bissau with 3.39 kt.

Total poultry meat consumption reached 101,225 kt in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.65 % more than in the previous year and 25.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total poultry meat consumption reached an all time high of 101,225 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 8,940 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 4.78 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 17.4 % of poultry meat consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 41.1 % share while the ten largest countries some 57.9 % in 2013.

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