Rice consumption per capita reached 12.7 kg in 2017 in Botswana, according to Faostat. This is 2.05 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Botswana reached an all time high of 14.4 kg in 2007 and an all time low of 0.530 kg in 1974. When compared to Botswana's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Namibia amounted to 7.91 kg, 24.6 kg in South Africa, 2.14 kg in Zambia and 4.21 kg in Zimbabwe in 2017.
Botswana has been ranked 89th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.