Last updated on: 5/16/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

US and International Meat Consumption Chart

US and International Meat Consumption Chart – Americans eat an annual average of 279.1 lbs of meat per person making the United States the world’s third largest per capita meat consumer behind Luxembourg (#1) and Hong Kong (#2). Americans eat more beef (37.8 lbs/person in 2009) than any other meat although we eat 27% less of it than we did in 1970 (51.8 lbs/person). Learn far more about meat consumption in the United States and the rest of the world with our new research.