Rice consumption per capita reached 82.1 kg in 2017 in Japan, according to Faostat. This is 0.390 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Japan reached an all time high of 114 kg in 1962 and an all time low of 52.2 kg in 2011. When compared to Japan's main peers, rice consumption per capita in China amounted to 126 kg, 8.16 kg in Russia, 119 kg in South Korea and 10.8 kg in USA in 2017.
Japan has been ranked 27th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.