Rice consumption per capita reached 111 kg in 2017 in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, according to Faostat. This is 2.93 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Dem. People's Republic of Korea reached an all time high of 114 kg in 2014 and an all time low of 47.3 kg in 1988. When compared to Dem. People's Republic of Korea's main peers, rice consumption per capita in China amounted to 126 kg, 82.1 kg in Japan, 120 kg in South Korea and 218 kg in Vietnam in 2017.
Dem. People's Republic of Korea has been ranked 21st within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.