Rice consumption per capita reached 115 kg in 2017 in Guyana, according to Faostat. This is 1.79 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Guyana reached an all time high of 140 kg in 1985 and an all time low of 55.5 kg in 1969. When compared to Guyana's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Brazil amounted to 48.5 kg, 103 kg in Suriname, 23.1 kg in Trinidad and Tobago and 33.4 kg in Venezuela in 2017.
Guyana has been ranked 20th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.