Who's the Major Banana Eater?

Banana Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 147 countries in 2013, Ecuador ranked the highest in banana consumption per capita with 99.0 kg followed by Philippines and Angola. On the other end of the scale was Iraq with 0.020 kg, Uzbekistan with 0.020 kg and Macedonia with 0.050 kg.

Average banana consumption per capita reached 11.9 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.26 % more than in the previous year and 24.7 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average banana consumption per capita reached an all time high of 12.1 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 5.04 kg in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 1.67 % since 1961.

Data for more countries are available at Banana Consumption Per Capita indicator page.

Banana Consumption Per Capita Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola kg 48.9 51.3 51.1 39.5 36.6
Bahamas kg 24.4 21.2 21.8 23.5 25.9
Brazil kg 31.1 29.9 30.2 30.1 29.5
Cameroon kg 44.3 41.8 43.0 28.2 27.3
Central African Republic kg 25.2 25.9 25.7 12.2 18.5
Dominican Republic kg 43.7 33.6 36.5 32.2 35.1
Ecuador kg 101 97.1 99.0 38.7 42.1
Honduras kg 21.2 21.8 21.8 13.1 8.48
Indonesia kg 22.3 22.5 22.1 21.6 29.5
Kenya kg 24.2 31.0 29.4 31.8 24.3
Laos kg 32.3 27.7 28.5 71.8 110
Liberia kg 29.1 29.5 29.5 27.6 27.1
Malawi kg 20.8 23.4 22.9 22.6 22.1
Philippines kg 55.6 52.2 53.0 19.0 34.2
Suriname kg 24.5 25.4 25.5 3.65 5.42