Per Capita Meat Consumption of 177 Countries in 2007


The below chart is taken from "Kings of the Carnivores," www.economist.com, Apr. 30, 2012 (courtesy FAO). MC*=meat consumption. Consumption of all meat is measured in kg/person/year.

Rank Country Beef Pork Poultry Mutton & Goat Other Total MC
1 Luxembourg 43.8 45.5 39.8 1.7 5.8 136.5
2 United States of America 42.1 30.3 51.8 0.5 0.7 125.4
3 Australia 43.5 23.0 39.3 14.3 1.1 121.2
4 New Zealand 31.8 22.7 34.4 23.1 3.7 115.7
5 Spain 14.9 60.9 27.3 4.5 2.5 110.2
6 French Polynesia 40.3 13.6 46.5 5.1 3.4 108.9
7 Austria 17.8 66.0 17.5 1.0 0.8 103.1
8 Israel 27.1 2.6 67.9 1.4 0.0 99.1
9 Canada 32.8 27.3 37.4 1.2 0.0 98.7
10 Bahamas 19.5 24.8 47.2 5.8 0.8 98.1
11 Denmark 26.6 49.5 18.2 1.2 2.3 97.8
12 Kuwait 2.4 0.0 75.7 18.2 1.0 97.4
13 Saint Lucia 13.1 21.8 56.9 3.5 0.0 95.4
14 Ireland 23.9 36.7 25.9 4.8 2.7 94.1
15 Iceland 12.2 21.0 26.0 24.7 10.1 94.0
16 Portugal 18.3 45.1 25.4 3.0 1.1 92.9
17 Argentina 55.1 6.8 26.8 1.4 1.7 91.7
18 Italy 24.0 44.7 15.8 1.4 5.4 91.4
19 France 26.9 31.7 21.1 3.3 5.7 88.7
20 Malta 21.0 36.8 24.4 1.3 5.0 88.5
21 Germany 13.2 55.6 15.5 0.7 2.7 87.7
22 United Kingdom 22.0 27.9 29.2 6.1 0.7 85.8
23 Antigua and Barbuda 10.8 9.9 58.0 3.5 3.2 85.4
24 Czech Republic 8.0 46.6 24.6 0.2 5.8 85.2
25 Slovenia 21.4 41.0 19.9 1.1 0.5 83.8
26 Serbia 8.5 64.8 7.0 2.0 0.0 82.3
27 Belgium 19.4 33.9 25.1 1.7 2.2 82.3
28 Bermuda 27.7 19.0 30.5 4.8 0.2 82.3
29 Cyprus 5.7 39.8 26.6 7.6 2.4 82.1
30 Netherlands Antilles 3.6 20.5 54.9 2.1 0.6 81.7
31 Brazil 37.2 11.0 31.7 0.6 0.1 80.6
32 Samoa 11.0 22.1 34.5 13.0 0.0 80.6
33 Hungary 4.3 47.2 27.5 0.1 1.0 80.1
34 Sweden 24.0 36.4 14.8 1.2 2.3 78.7
35 Chile 22.0 20.7 34.3 0.7 0.3 77.9
36 Lithuania 7.4 44.4 24.9 0.2 0.1 77.0
37 Barbados 14.5 8.3 42.2 11.6 0.0 76.6
38 Poland 4.7 51.2 20.3 0.0 0.2 76.4
39 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8.5 13.4 52.3 0.9 0.1 75.2
40 Greece 18.1 27.1 13.6 13.7 2.3 74.8
41 Switzerland 20.5 34.3 15.0 1.6 2.2 73.6
42 Finland 18.6 34.2 17.2 0.5 1.9 72.4
43 Belarus 21.9 32.2 17.8 0.1 0.3 72.2
44 Netherlands 18.4 32.7 14.9 0.9 4.3 71.3
45 Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.5 5.3 47.8 2.2 4.2 69.0
46 United Arab Emirates 7.0 na 49.2 8.8 3.7 68.7
47 Mongolia 16.2 0.2 0.5 40.7 10.4 68.0
48 Kazakhstan 26.3 15.1 13.3 8.0 4.4 67.2
49 Brunei Darussalam 5.7 5.9 52.7 2.1 0.0 66.4
50 Dominica 11.9 18.3 33.8 1.4 0.1 65.4
51 Norway 20.5 23.1 14.9 5.6 1.4 65.4
52 Jamaica 5.3 3.8 52.7 3.0 0.1 64.7
53 Romania 7.7 31.9 19.3 2.5 1.3 62.7
54 Mexico 17.9 13.4 29.0 1.1 0.9 62.3
55 Latvia 8.4 31.2 20.5 0.3 0.3 60.7
56 Russian Federation 17.6 18.0 22.1 1.2 1.4 60.3
57 Panama 18.4 9.8 30.6 0.0 1.3 60.0
58 Gabon 4.0 7.3 28.4 1.4 17.7 58.8
59 Estonia 13.8 26.7 17.3 0.5 0.5 58.8
60 Slovakia 6.1 33.1 18.0 0.1 1.4 58.8
61 New Caledonia 15.6 14.8 24.7 2.3 0.1 57.5
62 Ecuador 16.9 13.9 24.4 0.7 0.6 56.6
63 Republic of Korea 11.3 31.4 13.3 0.1 0.2 56.4
64 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 21.0 6.0 28.8 0.3 0.0 56.1
65 Dominican Republic 10.6 8.1 36.7 0.1 0.0 55.5
66 China 4.7 33.3 12.0 2.9 1.1 54.1
67 Grenada 6.4 12.2 32.6 1.2 1.4 53.8
68 Saudi Arabia 5.9 na 39.3 5.4 1.7 52.3
69 Trinidad and Tobago 5.9 9.0 34.3 2.4 0.1 51.7
70 Lebanon 19.5 2.3 26.6 3.0 0.0 51.5
71 Suriname 7.3 8.1 34.6 0.1 1.0 51.1
72 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 13.5 15.3 19.4 1.8 0.5 50.4
73 Croatia 8.6 26.9 12.8 1.1 0.7 50.2
74 Costa Rica 15.9 9.6 23.7 0.0 0.0 49.3
75 South Africa 16.5 3.6 25.1 3.7 0.3 49.2
76 Paraguay 13.0 26.2 8.2 0.7 0.5 48.5
77 Malaysia 5.9 7.6 34.0 0.7 0.0 48.1
78 Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 17.8 11.4 14.8 2.2 0.9 47.1
79 Albania 18.3 11.7 9.8 7.1 0.0 47.0
80 Japan 8.7 20.2 17.3 0.2 0.2 46.5
81 Montenegro 8.3 31.2 5.3 1.1 0.0 46.0
82 Belize 6.3 13.4 26.1 0.1 0.0 45.9
83 Mauritius 6.2 2.8 31.5 4.0 0.8 45.4
84 Bulgaria 5.0 18.0 20.0 1.8 0.5 45.3
85 Ukraine 11.4 15.3 17.4 0.3 0.6 45.0
86 Fiji 10.2 4.6 18.7 10.6 0.1 44.2
87 Jordan 9.4 0.0 28.1 6.0 0.1 43.7
88 Colombia 17.1 4.2 21.7 0.3 0.2 43.6
89 Uruguay 15.2 9.3 14.1 3.4 1.2 43.2
90 Turkmenistan 20.1 0.1 2.6 19.5 0.2 42.4
91 Cape Verde 2.9 21.1 15.6 1.8 0.1 41.5
92 Viet Nam 3.7 30.0 7.0 0.1 0.0 41.0
93 Kiribati 6.0 10.4 23.4 0.9 0.3 40.9
94 Guyana 2.9 2.6 33.7 1.1 0.0 40.3
95 Cuba 5.5 17.9 14.3 1.0 0.1 38.8
96 World 9.5 14.9 12.5 1.9 0.0 38.7
97 Honduras 10.4 4.9 21.6 0.0 0.0 37.0
98 Armenia 16.0 8.0 10.6 2.4 0.0 37.0
99 Kyrgyzstan 14.7 5.5 4.0 8.8 2.2 35.2
100 Vanuatu 11.0 16.1 6.5 0.2 0.0 33.8
101 Seychelles 10.2 5.5 14.0 3.1 0.7 33.6
102 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 6.3 0.0 19.9 6.9 0.2 33.3
103 Namibia 11.7 3.1 7.7 5.8 4.3 32.5
104 Djibouti 18.8 0.3 6.9 5.5 0.9 32.4
105 El Salvador 9.4 4.1 18.3 0.0 0.0 31.8
106 Philippines 4.0 18.9 8.3 0.6 0.2 31.8
107 Central African Republic 18.3 3.2 1.1 3.1 6.0 31.7
108 Mauritania 8.0 0.0 3.3 12.3 7.9 31.7
109 Timor-Leste 1.6 9.2 5.2 0.4 15.1 31.5
110 Myanmar 3.4 8.8 17.1 0.6 0.0 29.8
111 Libya 5.1 0.0 16.6 6.2 0.6 28.5
112 Swaziland 19.3 1.4 5.4 2.1 0.3 28.4
113 Thailand 4.3 12.8 10.8 0.0 na 28.0
114 Tunisia 6.0 na 13.5 6.7 0.9 27.2
115 Guatemala 6.0 4.9 15.8 0.1 0.2 27.0
116 Georgia 8.8 8.2 8.6 0.9 0.3 26.8
117 Republic of Moldova 1.3 12.6 12.0 0.5 0.3 26.7
118 Maldives 5.0 1.0 16.9 0.7 2.7 26.3
119 Nicaragua 7.0 2.3 16.4 0.0 0.4 26.0
120 Uzbekistan 20.8 0.9 1.1 3.1 0.0 25.8
121 Turkey 6.1 0.0 14.7 4.5 0.0 25.4
122 Morocco 5.7 0.0 13.6 4.6 1.2 25.2
123 Botswana 9.9 0.3 3.6 3.9 6.7 24.4
124 Niger 13.8 0.1 0.8 6.4 3.2 24.3
125 Syrian Arab Republic 3.4 0.0 9.3 11.1 0.2 24.0
126 Egypt 11.9 0.0 8.6 0.8 1.7 23.0
127 Congo 1.5 3.0 9.6 0.5 7.5 22.0
128 Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.9 5.3 7.6 0.5 0.0 21.3
129 Azerbaijan 8.6 0.8 6.7 5.1 0.0 21.3
130 Peru 4.1 3.3 11.1 0.9 1.2 20.7
131 Angola 6.3 4.5 8.3 0.6 0.4 20.2
132 Algeria 5.7 0.0 7.9 6.2 0.3 20.1
133 Sudan 8.4 na 0.7 8.2 2.4 19.7
134 Mali 7.9 0.2 2.7 5.5 2.8 19.1
135 Lao People's Democratic Republic 7.1 7.8 3.4 0.2 0.0 18.5
136 Lesotho 5.2 3.0 3.6 2.7 3.4 17.8
137 Cambodia 5.2 9.7 1.9 0.0 0.0 16.9
138 Yemen 3.4 0.0 9.7 3.6 0.0 16.7
139 Zimbabwe 8.3 2.2 4.5 1.2 0.0 16.3
140 Burkina Faso 7.7 2.6 2.2 3.1 0.6 16.2
141 Kenya 11.9 0.4 0.6 2.1 1.2 16.1
142 Benin 2.9 0.7 10.7 0.9 0.8 15.9
143 Guinea-Bissau 3.8 8.6 1.6 1.4 0.0 15.4
144 Madagascar 7.1 3.4 3.6 0.5 0.2 14.8
145 Democratic People's Republic of Korea 0.9 7.4 1.9 0.6 3.8 14.5
146 Pakistan 8.2 0.0 3.4 2.4 0.1 14.1
147 Senegal 5.4 1.0 3.2 3.1 1.2 14.0
148 Sao Tome and Principe 1.4 3.9 8.4 0.2 na 13.8
149 Haiti 4.5 4.4 3.3 0.7 0.8 13.8
150 Ghana 2.0 0.7 5.1 1.3 4.5 13.6
151 Comoros 2.9 0.0 9.5 0.8 0.0 13.3
152 Cameroon 5.1 1.0 1.8 1.7 3.4 13.1
153 Côte d'Ivoire 2.2 0.8 1.3 0.6 8.2 13.0
154 Chad 8.3 0.1 0.5 3.7 0.5 13.0
155 Tajikistan 5.4 1.7 0.9 4.6 0.0 12.6
156 Indonesia 1.9 2.6 5.8 0.5 0.0 10.8
157 Solomon Islands 4.1 4.9 1.5 0.1 0.0 10.6
158 Liberia 0.3 2.4 4.6 0.4 2.5 10.2
159 Uganda 3.5 3.5 1.2 1.1 0.6 9.9
160 Togo 1.7 1.6 4.4 1.4 0.8 9.9
161 Nepal 6.9 0.6 0.6 1.7 0.0 9.7
162 Gambia 2.6 0.5 4.7 1.0 1.0 9.7
163 Zambia 4.9 0.9 3.0 0.7 0.0 9.5
164 United Republic of Tanzania 6.0 0.3 1.1 1.0 0.4 8.9
165 Nigeria 2.0 1.4 1.7 2.8 0.8 8.7
166 Guinea 5.1 0.2 1.1 1.4 0.6 8.5
167 Ethiopia 4.7 0.0 0.6 1.9 1.3 8.4
168 Mozambique 1.3 4.5 1.5 1.0 0.0 8.4
169 Sierra Leone 1.4 0.6 3.1 0.5 1.8 7.4
170 Sri Lanka 1.4 0.1 5.1 0.1 0.0 6.7
171 Eritrea 3.5 na 0.4 2.6 0.2 6.6
172 Malawi 2.0 1.8 1.1 1.3 0.0 6.3
173 Rwanda 2.4 0.7 0.3 0.7 1.5 5.5
174 Burundi 1.7 1.5 0.9 1.0 0.1 5.1
175 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.5 0.4 1.0 0.3 2.4 4.7
176 Bangladesh 1.3 0.0 1.2 1.4 0.1 4.0
177 India 1.5 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.1 3.2