Rice consumption per capita reached 53.0 kg in 2017 in Mauritania, according to Faostat. This is 1.92 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Mauritania reached an all time high of 69.2 kg in 1997 and an all time low of 9.25 kg in 1967. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Algeria amounted to 4.25 kg, 81.4 kg in Mali, 1.94 kg in Morocco and 124 kg in Senegal in 2017.
Mauritania has been ranked 43rd within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.