Who's the Major Rice Eater?

Rice Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 158 countries in 2013, Bangladesh ranked the highest in rice consumption per capita with 173 kg followed by Laos and Cambodia. On the other end of the scale was Poland with 0.900 kg, Morocco with 1.00 kg and Tunisia with 1.20 kg.

Average rice consumption per capita reached 53.8 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.186 % more than in the previous year and 2.60 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average rice consumption per capita reached an all time high of 54.7 kg in 1989 and an all time low of 38.8 kg in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 0.631 % since 1961.

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