Onion consumption per capita reached 13.8 kg in 2018 in India, according to Faostat. This is 3.08 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, onion consumption per capita in India reached an all time high of 14.3 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 2.25 kg in 1961. When compared to India's main peers, onion consumption per capita in Bangladesh amounted to 11.8 kg, 14.9 kg in China, 8.74 kg in Pakistan and 15.8 kg in Sri Lanka in 2018.
India has been ranked 36th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of onion consumption per capita, 25 places above the position seen 10 years ago.