Who's the Major Vegetable Oil Eater?

Vegetable Oil Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 158 countries in 2013, Spain ranked the highest in vegetable oil consumption per capita with 31.9 kg followed by USA and Italy. On the other end of the scale was Lesotho with 1.00 kg, Laos with 1.80 kg and Cambodia with 1.90 kg.

Average vegetable oil consumption per capita reached 11.6 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0 % the same as in the previous year and 11.2 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average vegetable oil consumption per capita reached an all time high of 11.7 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 4.70 kg in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.75 % since 1961.

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

Vegetable Oil Consumption Per Capita Unit 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Australia kg 21.8 21.0 22.9 22.9 23.9
Austria kg 22.0 23.1 23.5 24.2 22.3
Belgium kg 21.9 23.1 23.5 18.6 22.6
Canada kg 24.5 24.8 25.0 26.2 26.1
Czech Republic kg 20.4 21.3 20.7 23.5 22.2
France kg 20.6 21.0 21.5 21.1 21.0
Greece kg 25.1 27.1 26.2 26.6 26.5
Israel kg 26.8 26.6 25.9 26.3 27.3
Italy kg 27.3 27.4 26.7 27.6 28.0
Jordan kg 18.7 15.9 18.3 20.3 21.8
Portugal kg 17.9 20.2 20.3 20.3 20.5
Spain kg 26.8 27.9 30.0 31.0 33.3
Taiwan kg 21.7 22.0 22.7 22.3 21.7
Turkey kg 23.7 22.4 23.4 23.0 24.9
USA kg 27.9 28.3 29.6 29.5 30.6