Total potato consumption reached 435,007 kt in 2013 in Ireland, according to Faostat. This is 3.97 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, total potato consumption in Ireland reached an all time high of 489,538 kt in 1999 and an all time low of 353,000 kt in 1976. When compared to Ireland's main peers, total potato consumption in Canada amounted to 2,500,512 kt, 3,458,290 kt in France, 10,585 kt in Iceland and 6,583,287 kt in United Kingdom in 2013.
Ireland has been ranked 59th within the group of 158 countries we follow in terms of total potato consumption, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.