Onion consumption per capita reached 15.8 kg in 2018 in Sri Lanka, according to Faostat. This is 5.21 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, onion consumption per capita in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 16.0 kg in 2016 and an all time low of 1.51 kg in 1972. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, onion consumption per capita in India amounted to 13.8 kg, 16.6 kg in Malaysia, 21.2 kg in Maldives and 17.2 kg in Myanmar in 2018.
Sri Lanka has been ranked 30th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of onion consumption per capita, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.