Who's the Major Vegetable Eater?

Vegetable Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 158 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in vegetable consumption per capita with 328 kg followed by Armenia and Montenegro. On the other end of the scale was Chad with 7.80 kg, Nicaragua with 10.4 kg and Zimbabwe with 16.1 kg.

Average vegetable consumption per capita reached 134 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.596 % more than in the previous year and 10.4 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average vegetable consumption per capita reached an all time high of 136 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 59.6 kg in 1972. The average annual growth amounted to 1.45 % since 1961.

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

Vegetable 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
Albania kg 185 206 202 238 251
Armenia kg 329 325 335 271 311
China kg 298 312 317 327 332
Egypt kg 225 231 245 217 206
Greece kg 242 231 246 220 232
Iran kg 218 180 219 220 250
Kazakhstan kg 154 167 173 190 225
Lebanon kg 191 192 151 209 205
Macedonia kg 153 137 192 199 188
Malta kg 210 209 201 200 204
Montenegro kg ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 183 244 247 242 242
South Korea kg 215 223 218 197 222
Tunisia kg 214 214 219 253 224
Turkey kg 235 244 235 227 241
Uzbekistan kg 172 193 206 224 241