Rice consumption per capita reached 6.73 kg in 2017 in Malawi, according to Faostat. This is 37.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Malawi reached an all time high of 9.43 kg in 1976 and an all time low of 0.470 kg in 1963. When compared to Malawi's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Mozambique amounted to 36.0 kg, 24.6 kg in South Africa, 39.0 kg in Tanzania and 2.14 kg in Zambia in 2017.
Malawi has been ranked 112th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.