Who's the Major Starchy Root Eater?

Starchy Root Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 157 countries in 2013, Ghana ranked the highest in starchy root consumption per capita with 419 kg followed by Ivory Coast and Benin. On the other end of the scale was Afghanistan with 6.60 kg, Honduras with 7.90 kg and Gambia with 8.50 kg.

Average starchy root consumption per capita reached 62.4 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.481 % more than in the previous year and 1.92 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average starchy root consumption per capita reached an all time high of 77.3 kg in 1966 and an all time low of 55.3 kg in 1989. The average annual growth amounted to -0.401 % since 1961.

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

Starchy Root Consumption Per Capita Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Angola kg 259 247 266 267 267
Belarus kg 192 193 186 185 185
Benin kg 293 243 257 277 300
Central African Republic kg 246 251 255 263 268
Congo kg 267 274 275 271 264
Gabon kg 172 171 169 169 168
Ghana kg 405 406 413 405 435
Ivory Coast kg 326 317 308 308 307
Madagascar kg 155 154 152 151 160
Malawi kg 190 185 192 191 188
Mozambique kg 224 236 246 250 251
Nigeria kg 224 231 223 230 251
Rwanda kg 267 281 273 281 279
Togo kg 199 198 198 197 194
Uganda kg 183 180 180 177 166