S. Koreans’ rice consumption continues to decline


Statistics Korea announced on Jan. 24 that the average South Korean’s daily consumption of rice was 169.6 grams, 2.8 grams (1.6%) lower than the previous year.

On an annual basis, South Koreans consumed an average of 61.9kg, 1kg (1.6%) lower than the year before. In 1986, the average consumption was 127.7kg; this year‘s total was the lowest since 1989.


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