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Egg Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2017
Food & Drink | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 154 countries in 2017, China ranked the highest in egg consumption per capita with 22.9 kg followed by Japan and Mexico. On the other end of the scale was Niger with 0.240 kg, Chad with 0.340 kg and Cameroon with 0.350 kg.

Average egg consumption per capita reached 9.94 kg in 2017 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.61 % more than in the previous year and 13.5 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average egg consumption per capita reached an all time high of 9.94 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 4.54 kg in 1963. The average annual growth amounted to 1.41 % since 1961.

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

Egg 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
Albania kg 7.72 12.7 12.5 14.0 15.0
Argentina kg 12.2 12.3 11.4 12.5 14.8
Austria kg 13.7 14.0 14.7 13.7 13.8
Belarus kg 16.4 17.4 15.9 14.6 14.8
China kg 18.6 18.8 18.8 18.7 22.2
Denmark kg 15.2 15.2 15.4 15.9 15.6
Japan kg 18.9 19.0 19.2 18.8 19.0
Kuwait kg 11.1 12.9 12.6 15.3 14.4
Lithuania kg 13.0 12.8 13.1 13.2 12.5
Luxembourg kg ... ... ... 10.5 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.5
Malaysia kg 13.8 13.4 16.6 15.7 16.7
Mexico kg 17.7 16.6 18.3 18.8 19.0
Russia kg 15.2 15.7 15.4 15.3 15.4
USA kg 14.0 14.2 14.6 14.9 14.6
Ukraine kg 18.0 17.8 18.0 18.7 15.6