Rice consumption per capita reached 57.8 kg in 2017 in Gambia, according to Faostat. This is 8.64 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Gambia reached an all time high of 98.0 kg in 1985 and an all time low of 32.8 kg in 2003. When compared to Gambia's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Guinea Bissau amounted to 137 kg, 81.4 kg in Mali, 53.0 kg in Mauritania and 124 kg in Senegal in 2017.
Gambia has been ranked 39th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.