The study also found that the average amount of meat consumed annually by a person increased from 29.5 kg in 2000 to 34 kg in 2019. The most popular type of meat is poultry (14.7 kg), followed by pork (11.1 kg), beef (6.4 kg).
Thirty of the 35 countries saw an increase in annual per capita poultry consumption from 2000 to 2019. More than 20 kg of such meat is eaten annually in Malaysia, Russia, Peru.
In addition, Australia is one of the leading countries in terms of meat consumption. In 2000, its annual consumption was 88.2 kg per capita, and in 2019 – 89.6 kg.