Global animal protein consumption by type 2018

This statistic represents the estimated animal protein consumption worldwide in 2018, by source. In 2018, the FAO estimated a volume consumption of 123 million tons of (ready to cook equivalent) poultry worldwide.

Estimated animal protein consumption worldwide in 2018, by source

Consumption in million metric tons
Poultry (rtc)123
Pork (cwe)120
Beef (cwe)71
Atlantic salmon (GWT)*3.2
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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

rtc: ready to cook equivalent.
cwe: carcass weight equivalent. GWE: gutted weight equivalent.
*Farmed and wild salmonids.

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