Global butter consumption (kg per capita)

North and Central America

North and Central America
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Canada 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.8 3.2
Mexico 0.3 0.3 0.9 0.7 0.8 1.0
United States 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6

South America

South America
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Argentina 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.7
Brazil 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Chile 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.4
Colombia 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
Ecuador .. 1.5 1.5 1.5 .. ..
Uruguay 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.6 1.5 1.4

European Union

European Union
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
European Union (28) 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8
Austria 5.0 5.0 5.3 5.4 5.0 4.9
Belgium 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Bulgaria .. 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.0 ..
Croatia 0.6 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.6 1.5
Cyprus 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.9
Czech Republic 4.9 5.2 5.0 5.1 5.5 5.4
Denmark .. 2.5 3.9 4.9 5.0 6.4
Estonia 4.1 2.5 1.5 2.2 1.6 2.8
Finland 4.1 4.5 3.7 3.2 3.3 3.3
France 7.6 7.3 7.7 8.4 8.2 8.2
Germany 6.3 6.2 5.8 5.7 6.1 6.1
Hungary 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.8
Ireland [2] 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
Italy 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.3
Latvia 2.8 2.8 2.3 2.8 2.8 3.2
Lithuania 2.2 2.8 2.6 3.0 3.3 3.8
Luxembourg 6.0 6.1 5.4 5.3 4.8 ..
Netherlands 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Poland 4.2 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.5
Slovakia 2.6 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.6 3.9
Spain 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
Sweden 2.6 3.0 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.5
United Kingdom 3.1 3.4 3.2 2.9 3.1 2.6

Other European Countries

Other European Countries
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Belarus .. .. .. 4.4 3.1 3.8
Iceland 4.7 4.9 5.2 5.8 5.8 6.0
Norway 2.5 3.2 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.1
Russia 2.4 2.3 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.2
Switzerland 5.4 5.2 5.5 5.3 5.4 5.2
Ukraine 1.7 2.1 2.3 2.6 2.0 2.0

Middle East

Middle East
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Iran 0.3 0.3 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0
Israel 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8
Turkey 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9

Africa

Africa
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Egypt 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8
Kenya 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3
South Africa 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5
Tanzania .. 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 ..

Asia

Asia
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
China 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
India [1] 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9
Japan 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Kazakhstan 1.4 1.2 1.3 1.6 1.1 1.3
Korea (Republic) 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Mongolia .. 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Pakistan [1] 3.8 3.9 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8

Oceania

Oceania
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Australia 3.9 3.7 3.9 4.0 3.9 4.0
New Zealand 4.5 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.8 5.1

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[1] Including ghee
[2] Excluding industrial use
Source: International Dairy Federation
Calculations done by AAFC-AID, Market Information Section

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