Rice consumption per capita reached 42.6 kg in 2017 in Iran, according to Faostat. This is 0.677 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Iran reached an all time high of 44.3 kg in 1995 and an all time low of 16.7 kg in 1961. When compared to Iran's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Iraq amounted to 45.7 kg, 17.1 kg in Pakistan and 24.1 kg in Turkmenistan in 2017.
Iran has been ranked 55th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.