Global cheese consumption (Kg per capita)

North and Central America

North and Central America
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Canada 12.6 12.4 12.3 12.7 12.6 12.5
Mexico 2.8 3.1 3.1 3.6 3.8 3.8
United States 15.0 15.2 15.2 15.3 15.6 16.0

South America

South America
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Argentina 11.2 11.4 12.3 13.0 13.1 12.9
Brazil 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.8
Chile 6.4 7.2 8.1 8.8 9.0 9.1
Colombia 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.5 1.4 1.3
Ecuador .. .. 6.3 6.2 6.2 ..
Uruguay 6.4 6.2 5.3 6.0 7.7 7.9

European Union

European Union
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
European Union (28) 17.2 17.3 17.3 17.9 18.1 18.3
Austria 18.2 20.0 20.3 19.9 20.9 21.5
Belgium 16.0 15.3 15.3 15.0 15.1 14.9
Bulgaria [1] .. .. 15.9 16.4 15.8 15.6
Croatia 8.7 7.7 9.6 10.2 11.2 12.3
Cyprus [1] 21.6 18.1 18.1 25.5 19.2 24.2
Czech Republic 16.5 16.2 16.6 16.2 16.6 16.6
Denmark .. .. 19.4 20.2 24.5 26.2
Estonia 19.6 20.8 21.0 21.3 21.5 16.3
Finland 21.4 22.5 23.7 24.7 25.6 26.7
France [1] 26.6 26.2 26.1 26.2 26.7 26.8
Germany 23.5 24.2 24.2 23.7 24.1 24.6
Hungary 11.5 11.0 11.5 11.0 11.6 12.9
Ireland 7.3 6.9 10.7 10.8 11.2 13.8
Italy [1] 21.1 22.3 21.4 22.3 22.1 21.5
Latvia 14.4 14.3 16.0 18.1 17.6 20.3
Lithuania 13.9 16.1 17.5 20.1 18.6 18.3
Luxembourg 26.4 24.2 24.4 25.6 25.6 22.8
Netherlands [1] 19.5 18.5 21.3 20.1 18.2 18.2
Poland 11.3 11.4 15.6 15.6 15.4 16.1
Slovakia 10.0 10.3 10.1 11.4 11.5 12.2
Spain [1] 9.5 9.5 9.3 9.5 9.5 8.9
Sweden 18.9 19.0 19.7 19.7 20.6 20.7
United Kingdom 11.3 11.0 11.4 11.4 11.6 12.1

Other European Countries

Other European Countries
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iceland 24.2 24.2 25.2 25.5 26.3 26.1
Norway [1] 17.3 17.4 17.7 18.6 19.4 19.5
Russia 5.9 5.8 5.7 6.1 5.8 5.7
Switzerland 22.0 21.8 21.2 21.3 21.5 21.8
Ukraine 4.7 4.1 4.3 4.6 4.4 4.2

Middle East

Middle East
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iran 4.8 4.8 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.7
Israel 17.0 16.3 16.7 16.3 16.3 16.9
Turkey 6.2 6.8 7.2 7.6 7.8 8.3

Africa

Africa
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Egypt .. .. 4.5 4.2 4.3 4.3
South Africa 1.0 1.4 1.9 1.8 1.8 2.0
Tanzania .. .. 0.3 0.3 0.3 ..
Zimbabwe .. .. .. .. 0.6 0.6

Asia

Asia
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
China - 0.1 0.1
Japan 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2
Kazakhstan 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.6
Korea South 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.6
Mongolia 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3

Oceania

Oceania
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia 12.0 13.3 13.5 13.4 13.6 13.4
New Zealand 5.5 6.8 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.8

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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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