Rice consumption per capita reached 60.1 kg in 2017 in Ecuador, according to Faostat. This is 12.0 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Ecuador reached an all time high of 68.3 kg in 2016 and an all time low of 21.3 kg in 1961. When compared to Ecuador's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Brazil amounted to 48.5 kg, 55.2 kg in Colombia, 122 kg in Panama and 76.4 kg in Peru in 2017.
Ecuador has been ranked 38th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.