Who's the Major Poultry Eater?

Poultry Meat Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2017
Food & Drink | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 154 countries in 2017, Israel ranked the highest in poultry meat consumption per capita with 67.4 kg followed by USA and Trinidad and Tobago. On the other end of the scale was Ethiopia with 0.130 kg, Chad with 0.450 kg and Kenya with 0.670 kg.

Average poultry meat consumption per capita reached 15.2 kg in 2017 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.659 % more than in the previous year and 13.7 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average poultry meat consumption per capita reached an all time high of 15.2 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 2.90 kg in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.00 % since 1961.

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

Poultry Meat 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
Argentina kg 38.5 39.4 38.7 36.9 42.2
Australia kg 45.3 45.6 46.1 46.7 47.2
Bahamas kg 56.0 47.4 45.7 43.3 39.6
Brazil kg 40.6 40.8 45.0 44.5 46.2
Canada kg 37.1 36.7 36.7 37.1 37.9
Guyana kg 35.4 36.2 36.0 38.3 38.4
Israel kg 66.8 68.0 62.5 66.7 66.6
Jamaica kg 51.3 52.8 52.5 51.7 52.4
Kuwait kg 66.0 58.5 53.6 46.0 46.9
Malaysia kg 38.9 39.4 41.0 41.5 41.7
Mauritius kg 38.1 38.9 38.5 38.7 39.0
Saudi Arabia kg 44.3 43.6 49.1 44.4 44.7
Trinidad and Tobago kg 53.8 54.8 58.3 55.7 56.5
USA kg 51.4 49.5 50.0 51.2 54.7
United Arab Emirates kg 39.7 42.3 41.0 43.4 43.9