Who's the Major Pulse Eater?

Pulse Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 145 countries in 2013, Niger ranked the highest in pulse consumption per capita with 34.8 kg followed by Rwanda and United Arab Emirates. On the other end of the scale was Kazakhstan with 0.200 kg, Mongolia with 0.400 kg and Argentina with 0.500 kg.

Average pulse consumption per capita reached 6.80 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.47 % more than in the previous year and 12.1 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average pulse consumption per capita reached an all time high of 9.58 kg in 1962 and an all time low of 5.69 kg in 1992. The average annual growth amounted to -0.629 % since 1961.

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