Rice consumption per capita reached 45.7 kg in 2017 in Iraq, according to Faostat. This is 1.07 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Iraq reached an all time high of 56.4 kg in 2014 and an all time low of 14.4 kg in 1961. When compared to Iraq's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Iran amounted to 42.6 kg, 52.0 kg in Kuwait and 51.1 kg in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Iraq has been ranked 52nd within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.