Rice consumption per capita reached 19.8 kg in 2017 in Afghanistan, according to Faostat. This is 25.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 23.1 kg in 1964 and an all time low of 13.5 kg in 1999. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Iran amounted to 42.6 kg, 17.1 kg in Pakistan, 11.9 kg in Tajikistan and 24.1 kg in Turkmenistan in 2017.
Afghanistan has been ranked 76th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.