Rice consumption per capita reached 3.83 kg in 2017 in Lesotho, according to Faostat. This is 20.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Lesotho reached an all time high of 5.80 kg in 2006 and an all time low of 0.170 kg in 1975. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Botswana amounted to 12.7 kg, 24.6 kg in South Africa, 43.6 kg in Swaziland and 4.21 kg in Zimbabwe in 2017.
Lesotho has been ranked 132nd within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 24 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.