Rice consumption per capita reached 52.0 kg in 2017 in Kuwait, according to Faostat. This is 2.92 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Kuwait reached an all time high of 64.4 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 24.7 kg in 1965. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Iraq amounted to 45.7 kg, 42.6 kg in Iran and 51.1 kg in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Kuwait has been ranked 45th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 12 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.