Who's the Major Meat Eater?

Meat Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 157 countries in 2013, Hong Kong ranked the highest in meat consumption per capita with 152 kg followed by USA and Australia. On the other end of the scale was Bangladesh with 4.10 kg, India with 4.40 kg and Rwanda with 6.30 kg.

Average meat consumption per capita reached 42.1 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.475 % more than in the previous year and 6.89 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average meat consumption per capita reached an all time high of 42.2 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 23.0 kg in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.17 % since 1961.

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