Global cheese consumption (Kg per capita)

North and Central America

North and Central America
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Canada 12.4 12.3 12.7 12.5 12.7 13.4
Mexico 3.1 3.1 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.9
United States 15.2 15.2 15.3 15.7 16.1 16.7

South America

South America
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Argentina 11.4 12.3 13.0 11.9 11.9 11.6
Brazil 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8
Chile 7.2 8.1 8.8 9.0 9.1 9.3
Colombia 0.9 0.9 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4
Ecuador .. 6.3 6.2 6.2 .. ..
Uruguay 6.2 5.3 6.0 7.7 7.9 8.7

European Union

European Union
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
European Union (28) 17.3 17.3 17.9 18.1 18.5 18.6
Austria 20.0 20.3 19.9 21.7 21.6 21.1
Belgium 15.3 15.3 15.0 15.2 14.8 15.0
Bulgaria .. 15.9 16.4 15.8 15.6 ..
Croatia 7.7 9.6 10.2 11.2 12.3 13.0
Cyprus [1] 18.1 18.1 25.5 19.2 24.2 26.7
Czech Republic 16.2 16.6 16.2 16.5 16.5 17.6
Denmark .. 19.4 20.2 24.5 26.4 28.1
Estonia 20.8 21.0 21.3 21.5 16.3 20.0
Finland 22.5 23.7 24.7 25.7 27.1 27.3
France [1] 26.2 26.1 26.2 26.7 27.0 27.2
Germany 24.2 24.2 23.7 24.0 24.5 24.7
Hungary 11.0 11.5 11.0 11.6 12.9 13.2
Ireland 6.9 10.7 10.8 11.2 13.8 8.6
Italy [1] 22.3 21.4 22.3 22.3 22.1 21.5
Latvia 14.3 16.0 18.1 17.4 19.8 19.8
Lithuania 16.1 17.5 20.1 18.6 18.3 17.4
Luxembourg 24.2 24.4 25.6 25.6 22.8 ..
Netherlands [1] 18.5 21.3 20.1 18.2 23.2 21.6
Poland 11.4 15.6 15.6 15.4 16.1 17.3
Slovakia 10.3 10.1 11.4 11.5 12.3 14.0
Spain [1] 9.5 9.3 9.5 9.6 8.9 9.0
Sweden 19.0 19.7 19.7 20.6 20.7 20.5
United Kingdom 11.0 11.4 11.4 11.5 11.9 11.7

Other European Countries

Other European Countries
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Belarus .. .. .. 13.3 13.8 12.9
Iceland 24.2 25.2 25.5 26.2 26.6 27.7
Norway [1] 17.4 17.7 18.6 19.3 19.5 19.8
Russia 5.8 5.7 6.1 5.8 5.7 5.7
Switzerland 21.8 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.7 22.2
Ukraine 4.1 4.3 4.6 3.9 3.6 3.6

Middle East

Middle East
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Iran 4.8 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.7
Israel 16.3 16.7 16.3 17.0 17.5 18.9
Turkey 6.8 7.2 7.6 7.7 8.1 7.8

Africa

Africa
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Egypt .. 4.5 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.2
South Africa 1.4 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.9
Tanzania .. 0.3 0.3 0.3 .. ..
Zimbabwe .. .. .. 0.6 0.6 0.6

Asia

Asia
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
China .. .. .. 0.1 0.1 0.1
Japan 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.4
Kazakhstan 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.8 2.4
Korea South 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.6 2.8
Mongolia 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3

Oceania

Oceania
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Australia 13.3 13.5 13.4 13.6 13.9 14.7
New Zealand 6.8 8.7 8.7 8.8 7.6 8.2

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

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