Who's the Major Spice Eater?

Spice Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 132 countries in 2013, Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked the highest in spice consumption per capita with 6.94 kg followed by Thailand and Jamaica. On the other end of the scale was Angola with 0.010 kg, Haiti with 0.020 kg and Mozambique with 0.030 kg.

Average spice consumption per capita reached 1.20 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.5 % more than in the previous year and 15.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average spice consumption per capita reached an all time high of 1.27 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 0.500 kg in 1965. The average annual growth amounted to 1.62 % since 1961.

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