Rice consumption per capita reached 51.1 kg in 2017 in Saudi Arabia, according to Faostat. This is 3.52 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Saudi Arabia reached an all time high of 59.0 kg in 2015 and an all time low of 17.3 kg in 1991. When compared to Saudi Arabia's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Iraq amounted to 45.7 kg, 19.8 kg in Jordan, 56.7 kg in United Arab Emirates and 22.8 kg in Yemen in 2017.
Saudi Arabia has been ranked 46th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.