Which Country Eats the Most Vegetables?

Vegetable Consumption (Total) (kt), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 158 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in vegetable consumption with 452,612 kt followed by India and USA. On the other end of the scale was Belize with 15.6 kt, Swaziland with 21.6 kt and Iceland with 23.5 kt.

Total vegetable consumption reached 956,650 kt in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.54 % more than in the previous year and 20.1 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total vegetable consumption reached an all time high of 956,650 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 196,068 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.09 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 47.3 % of vegetable consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 61.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 72.0 % in 2013.

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