Onion consumption per capita reached 10.6 kg in 2018 in Japan, according to Faostat. This is 3.63 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, onion consumption per capita in Japan reached an all time high of 11.8 kg in 1998 and an all time low of 6.17 kg in 1963. When compared to Japan's main peers, onion consumption per capita in China amounted to 14.9 kg, 11.8 kg in Russia, 28.3 kg in South Korea and 9.84 kg in USA in 2018.
Japan has been ranked 56th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of onion consumption per capita, 9 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.