Rice consumption per capita reached 20.1 kg in 2017 in Kenya, according to Faostat. This is 15.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Kenya reached an all time high of 20.1 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 0.050 kg in 1992. When compared to Kenya's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Ethiopia amounted to 4.62 kg, 39.0 kg in Tanzania and 9.45 kg in Uganda in 2017.
Kenya has been ranked 74th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 22 places above the position seen 10 years ago.