Rice consumption per capita reached 17.1 kg in 2017 in Pakistan, according to Faostat. This is 2.03 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Pakistan reached an all time high of 31.7 kg in 1969 and an all time low of 9.54 kg in 2006. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Afghanistan amounted to 19.8 kg, 126 kg in China, 103 kg in India and 42.6 kg in Iran in 2017.
Pakistan has been ranked 78th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.