Global cheese consumption (Kg per capita)

North and Central America

North and Central America
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Canada 12.5 12.6 12.4 12.3 12.7 12.4
Mexico 2.8 2.8 3.1 3.1 3.6 3.7
United States 14.8 15.0 15.2 15.2 15.3 15.5

South America

South America
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Argentina 12.5 11.2 11.4 12.3 12.5 12.4
Brazil 3.2 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7
Chile 5.8 6.4 7.2 8.1 8.8 9.0
Colombia 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Ecuador .. .. .. 6.3 6.2 6.2
Uruguay 6.1 6.4 6.2 5.3 6.0 7.7

European Union

European Union
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
European Union (28) 16.7 17.2 17.3 17.3 17.2 17.9
Austria 19.1 18.2 20.0 20.3 19.9 20.9
Belgium 15.5 16.0 15.3 15.3 15.0 15.1
Bulgaria1 .. .. .. 15.9 16.4 16.4
Croatia 7.1 8.7 7.7 9.6 10.2 11.2
Czech Republic .. .. .. 16.6 16.0 16.3
Denmark .. .. .. 19.4 20.2 24.6
Estonia 18.9 19.6 20.8 21.0 21.3 21.5
Finland 20.9 21.4 22.5 23.7 24.7 25.6
France 1 26.5 26.6 26.2 26.1 26.2 26.7
Germany 22.3 23.5 24.2 24.2 24.3 24.6
Hungary 11.0 11.5 11.0 11.5 11.0 11.6
Ireland 6.2 7.3 6.9 10.7 11.0 11.5
Italy 1 21.0 21.1 22.3 21.4 20.5 20.1
Latvia 13.3 14.4 14.3 16.0 16.9 16.6
Lithuania 14.7 13.9 16.1 17.5 20.1 18.6
Netherlands 1 19.0 19.5 18.5 21.3 20.1 20.1
Poland 10.8 11.3 11.4 15.6 15.6 16.0
Slovakia 9.5 10.0 10.3 10.1 11.4 11.7
Spain 1 8.4 9.5 9.5 9.3 9.5 9.5
Sweden 18.7 18.9 19.0 19.7 19.8 20.8
United Kingdom 10.9 11.3 11.0 11.4 11.6 11.7

Other European Countries

Other European Countries
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Iceland 23.8 24.2 24.2 25.2 25.2 25.8
Norway 17.1 17.3 17.4 17.7 18.1 18.9
Russia 5.6 5.9 5.8 5.7 6.1 5.8
Switzerland 21.6 22.0 21.8 21.2 21.3 21.6
Ukraine 5.2 4.7 4.1 4.3 4.6 4.3

Middle East

Middle East
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Iran 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 5.0 4.8
Israel 15.9 17.0 16.3 16.7 16.3 16.3
Turkey 3.5 6.2 6.8 7.2 7.6 7.8

Africa

Africa
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Egypt .. .. .. 4.5 4.5 4.6
South Africa 1.0 1.0 1.4 1.9 1.8 1.8
Tanzania .. .. .. 0.3 0.3 0.3
Zimbabwe .. .. .. .. 0.3 0.6

Asia

Asia
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Japan 1.9 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2
Kazakhstan .. 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.6
Korea South 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.3
Mongolia .. .. .. 0.3 0.3 0.2

Oceania

Oceania
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia 12.2 12.0 13.3 13.5 13.4 13.6
New Zealand 5.6 5.5 6.8 8.7 8.7 8.6

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1All kinds of cheese
Source: International Dairy Federation and Statistics Canada
Calculations done by AAFC-AID, Market Information Section

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