Meat Consumption in Africa

How many kilograms of meat do people in Africa eat every year?


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Map of the the meat consumption in Africa.

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First off, to be clear, fish and seafood are not counted as meat. If you’re curious about that, check out this map.

The biggest consumer of meat per capita in Africa is the South Africa, where people consume an average of 64 kg of meat per capita per year. Gabon comes in second, with 57 kg of meat. Mauritius is third, with 53 kg.

The lowest meat consumption can be found in Ethiopia (7 kg), Rwanda, Gambia and Nigeria (8 kg).

Curious about meat consumption in other continents? Have a look at these other maps of Asia, South America, North America and Europe that I’ve made before.

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