Onion consumption per capita reached 6.21 kg in 2017 in Italy, according to Faostat. This is 14.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, onion consumption per capita in Italy reached an all time high of 7.56 kg in 1967 and an all time low of 5.12 kg in 2012. When compared to Italy's main peers, onion consumption per capita in Austria amounted to 11.8 kg, 6.46 kg in France, 8.27 kg in Slovenia and 4.77 kg in Switzerland in 2017.
Italy has been ranked 91st within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of onion consumption per capita, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.