Rice consumption per capita reached 8.71 kg in 2017 in Italy, according to Faostat. This is 3.51 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Italy reached an all time high of 9.02 kg in 2016 and an all time low of 3.83 kg in 1971. When compared to Italy's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Austria amounted to 5.46 kg, 7.57 kg in France, 3.39 kg in Slovenia and 2.60 kg in Switzerland in 2017.
Italy has been ranked 103rd within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.