Map: Food Intake and Availability

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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, maize flour, rice, and oil are drawn from the most recent revision of FAO’s Food Balance Sheets. Food availability data for salt is from various sources collated by IGN. Food intake data is provided by FFI, GAIN and/or IGN, and original sources vary. Use the “Download” link to view all data and original sources.


FAO Food Balance Sheet data can be found at FAOSTAT: