Rice consumption per capita reached 52.9 kg in 2017 in Egypt, according to Faostat. This is 1.35 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Egypt reached an all time high of 54.9 kg in 2014 and an all time low of 21.2 kg in 1962. When compared to Egypt's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Israel amounted to 16.0 kg, 51.1 kg in Saudi Arabia and 3.14 kg in Sudan in 2017.
Egypt has been ranked 44th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.