Map: Food Intake and Availability

Chart ID: 366

Suggested Citation: “Map: Food Intake and Availability.” Global Fortification Data Exchange. [Accessed dd/mm/yyyy.] http://www.fortificationdata.org.

Description

The interactive map displays the average amount of the selected food vehicle (in grams) that is eaten per capita, per day. Where intake data are not available, food availability data are used. You may filter by geographic region, income status, country(ies), and food vehicle. Country classifications for income status and region are from the World Bank.

Sources and Contributors

Food availability data for wheat flour, edible oil, maize flour, and rice are drawn from the most recent version of FAO’s Food Balance Sheets. Food availability data for salt is from various sources collated by IGN. Original sources vary. Use the “Download” link to view all data and original sources.

Links

FAO Food Balance Sheet data can be found at FAOSTAT: http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#home