Rice consumption per capita reached 39.0 kg in 2017 in Tanzania, according to Faostat. This is 11.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, rice consumption per capita in Tanzania reached an all time high of 39.0 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 4.44 kg in 1965. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, rice consumption per capita in Kenya amounted to 20.1 kg, 36.0 kg in Mozambique, 9.45 kg in Uganda and 2.14 kg in Zambia in 2017.
Tanzania has been ranked 60th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of rice consumption per capita, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.