Onion consumption per capita reached 13.5 kg in 2013 in India, according to Faostat. This is 15.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, onion consumption per capita in India reached an all time high of 13.5 kg in 2013 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 9.27 kg, 14.0 kg in China, 8.35 kg in Pakistan and 13.1 kg in Sri Lanka in 2013.
India has been ranked 37th within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of onion consumption per capita, 55 places above the position seen 10 years ago.