Per Capita Food Consumption, 2017 and 2018.xlsx


During the review period, an individual consumed, on average, 69.5 kilograms of maize and its products. Consumption of wheat and products increased by 5.6 per cent from 39.1 kilograms per person in 2017 to 41.3 kilograms per person in 2018. Similarly, 29.9 kilograms of potatoes were consumed in 2018, an increment of 13.3 per cent from 26.4 kilograms recorded in 2017. Consumption of tomatoes and products; and vegetables and other products increased by 41.7 per cent and 38.1 per cent, respectively, during the review period. Bovine meat and milk consumed also registered increases of 11.1 per cent and 4.4 per cent to 14.0 kilograms and 93.3 kilograms, respectively, in 2018. 7.35. The average consumption of rice and its products reduced by 9.3 per cent from 22.7 in 2017 to 20.6 in 2018. Millet, cassava and sweet potatoes consumed per person also registered declines of 16.7, 14.3 and 18.9 per cent in the review period.

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