Rice consumption per capita reached 20.5 kg in 2017 in Portugal, according to Faostat. This is 5.99 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Portugal reached an all time high of 22.9 kg in 2015 and an all time low of 12.3 kg in 1964. When compared to Portugal's main peers, rice consumption per capita in France amounted to 7.57 kg, 4.16 kg in Ireland, 1.94 kg in Morocco and 11.8 kg in Spain in 2017.
Portugal has been ranked 73rd within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.