GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

World Food Consumption Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Around 25% of global agricultural land is used for livestock production."

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"Global food waste is estimated at about 1.3 billion tons per year."

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"Nearly 9.2 million (12%) of deaths worldwide were attributed to dietary risks in 2017."

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"In 2019, the global meat consumption reached 338 million metric tons."

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"Approximately 2 billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies worldwide."

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"In 2020, global cereal production reached approximately 2,746 million metric tons."

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"The global average caloric intake per person increased from 2,358 kcal/day in 1961 to 2,884 kcal/day in 2017."

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"26.4% of the world’s population was affected by overweight or obesity in 2016."

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"Global fish consumption reached an average of 20.5 kilograms per person in 2018."

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"China has the highest food consumption in the world at over 28% of global consumption."

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"7 to 14% of the global population suffer from foodborne diseases annually."

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"In 2019, the world consumed approximately 170 million metric tons of raw sugar."

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"Approximately 45% of vegetable oil consumption worldwide was attributed to palm oil in 2019."

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"It is estimated that feeding 10 billion people by 2050 will require a 56% increase in crop production."

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"33% of total global greenhouse gas emissions come from the food sector."

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"About 30% of the global population works in agriculture."

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