Rice consumption per capita reached 164 kg in 2017 in Sri Lanka, according to Faostat. This is 0.616 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 169 kg in 2014 and an all time low of 83.1 kg in 1993. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, rice consumption per capita in India amounted to 103 kg, 120 kg in Malaysia, 50.4 kg in Maldives and 178 kg in Myanmar in 2017.
Sri Lanka has been ranked 10th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.