Rice consumption per capita reached 74.8 kg in 2017 in Benin, according to Faostat. This is 0.814 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Benin reached an all time high of 77.5 kg in 2014 and an all time low of 1.18 kg in 1961. When compared to Benin's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Burkina Faso amounted to 35.9 kg, 25.6 kg in Niger, 46.3 kg in Nigeria and 22.7 kg in Togo in 2017.
Benin has been ranked 32nd within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.