Rice consumption per capita reached 10.6 kg in 2017 in New Zealand, according to Faostat. This is 6.23 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in New Zealand reached an all time high of 10.6 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 1.11 kg in 1969. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Australia amounted to 15.9 kg, 208 kg in Indonesia, 120 kg in Malaysia and 181 kg in Philippines in 2017.
New Zealand has been ranked 97th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 8 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.