Who's the Major Coconut Eater?

Coconut Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2017 or latest
Food & Drink | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 142 countries in 2017, Sri Lanka ranked the highest in coconut consumption per capita with 72.5 kg followed by Fiji and Guyana. On the other end of the scale was Turkmenistan with 0.010 kg, Bosnia and Herzegovina with 0.010 kg and Tunisia with 0.010 kg.

Average coconut consumption per capita reached 2.84 kg in 2017 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.06 % more than in the previous year and -17.3 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average coconut consumption per capita reached an all time high of 3.33 kg in 2007 and an all time low of 1.78 kg in 1980. The average annual growth amounted to 0.354 % since 1961.

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

Coconut 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
Bahamas kg 6.66 8.15 7.98 6.26 6.68
Brazil kg 13.5 13.4 12.9 12.2 11.1
Dominican Republic kg 8.25 9.32 15.3 10.2 16.1
El Salvador kg 7.36 7.52 7.32 8.98 12.1
Fiji kg 62.9 64.4 59.1 60.8 61.2
Ghana kg 7.46 7.28 7.53 8.16 6.75
Guyana kg 27.8 27.7 27.5 29.3 29.5
India kg 5.53 5.68 6.38 5.52 5.54
Indonesia kg 18.0 18.4 18.5 17.7 16.8
Jamaica kg 12.7 12.7 12.6 12.3 12.3
Myanmar kg 7.78 7.75 7.74 6.82 6.90
Sri Lanka kg 66.3 69.9 72.0 70.8 73.0
Tanzania kg 6.99 6.64 8.04 8.05 7.39
Thailand kg 12.7 11.0 10.3 10.6 9.08
Trinidad and Tobago kg 9.08 5.80 9.35 10.6 11.0