Who's the Major Bean Eater?

Bean Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2017 or latest
Food & Drink | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 138 countries in 2017, Rwanda ranked the highest in bean consumption per capita with 35.0 kg followed by Uganda and Tanzania. On the other end of the scale was Turkmenistan with 0.010 kg, Guinea with 0.010 kg and Sierra Leone with 0.010 kg.

Average bean consumption per capita reached 2.58 kg in 2017 in the World according to Faostat. This is 3.1 % more than in the previous year and 4.65 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average bean consumption per capita reached an all time high of 3.15 kg in 1964 and an all time low of 2.18 kg in 2005. The average annual growth amounted to -0.281 % since 1961.

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

Bean 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
Belize kg 8.86 10.6 11.7 9.80 9.69
Brazil kg 16.4 15.3 16.1 14.5 14.3
Cameroon kg 12.4 12.6 12.7 11.5 11.5
Costa Rica kg 10.5 11.1 10.1 10.6 9.79
Cuba kg 15.6 15.3 15.5 11.4 11.4
Dem. People's Republic of Korea kg 12.2 10.7 10.9 11.0 10.8
El Salvador kg 15.3 17.4 17.3 16.9 16.9
Guatemala kg 12.4 12.5 12.1 12.3 12.4
Honduras kg 10.1 9.90 12.1 10.9 11.4
Kenya kg 12.3 11.8 10.5 10.3 10.4
Nicaragua kg 20.8 21.1 21.4 14.3 13.7
Rwanda kg 27.1 34.6 34.1 35.1 35.1
Tanzania kg 12.1 12.5 13.0 13.2 13.4
Togo kg 10.0 13.4 14.4 12.6 12.8
Uganda kg 24.1 21.9 22.7 23.3 22.3