Rice consumption per capita reached 120 kg in 2017 in Malaysia, according to Faostat. This is 0.651 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Malaysia reached an all time high of 128 kg in 1963 and an all time low of 74.5 kg in 2002. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Cambodia amounted to 238 kg, 178 kg in Thailand and 218 kg in Vietnam in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 18th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.