Rize çayı, the traditional Turkish black tea
Rize çayı, the traditional Turkish black tea

This is a list of countries ordered by annual per capita consumption of tea, as of 2016.[1]

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Rank Country/Region Tea consumption
1  Turkey 3.16 kg (6.96 lb)
2  Ireland 2.19 kg (4.83 lb)
3  Iran 1.99 kg (4.38 lb)
4  United Kingdom 1.94 kg (4.28 lb)
5  Russia 1.38 kg (3.05 lb)
6  Morocco 1.22 kg (2.68 lb)
7  New Zealand 1.19 kg (2.63 lb)
8  Chile[2] 1.19 kg (2.62 lb)
9  Egypt 1.01 kg (2.23 lb)
10  Poland 1.00 kg (2.20 lb)
11  Japan 0.97 kg (2.13 lb)
12  Saudi Arabia 0.90 kg (1.98 lb)
13  South Africa 0.81 kg (1.79 lb)
14  Netherlands 0.78 kg (1.72 lb)
15  Australia 0.75 kg (1.65 lb)
16  United Arab Emirates 0.72 kg (1.59 lb)
17  Germany 0.69 kg (1.52 lb)
18  Hong Kong 0.65 kg (1.43 lb)
19  Ukraine 0.58 kg (1.28 lb)
20  China 0.57 kg (1.25 lb)
21  Canada 0.51 kg (1.12 lb)
22  Malaysia 0.48 kg (1.06 lb)
23  Indonesia 0.46 kg (1.01 lb)
24   Switzerland 0.44 kg (0.97 lb)
25  Czech Republic 0.42 kg (0.93 lb)
26  Singapore 0.37 kg (0.81 lb)
27  Slovakia 0.36 kg (0.80 lb)
28  India 0.33 kg (0.72 lb)
29  Taiwan 0.29 kg (0.65 lb)
30  Sweden 0.29 kg (0.64 lb)
31  Hungary 0.28 kg (0.62 lb)
32  Norway 0.27 kg (0.60 lb)
33  Austria 0.27 kg (0.59 lb)
34  Finland 0.24 kg (0.54 lb)
35  United States 0.23 kg (0.50 lb)
36  Argentina 0.21 kg (0.47 lb)
37  Israel 0.20 kg (0.45 lb)
38  France 0.20 kg (0.44 lb)
39  Vietnam 0.20 kg (0.44 lb)
40  South Korea 0.17 kg (0.37 lb)
41  Spain 0.15 kg (0.32 lb)
42  Denmark 0.15 kg (0.32 lb)
43  Italy 0.14 kg (0.31 lb)
44  Belgium 0.13 kg (0.28 lb)
45  Bulgaria 0.11 kg (0.24 lb)
46  Romania 0.073 kg (0.16 lb)
47  Portugal 0.064 kg (0.14 lb)
48  Thailand 0.050 kg (0.11 lb)
49  Philippines 0.027 kg (0.06 lb)
50  Greece 0.023 kg (0.05 lb)
51  Venezuela 0.023 kg (0.05 lb)
52  Peru 0.023 kg (0.05 lb)
53  Colombia 0.018 kg (0.04 lb)
54  Brazil 0.018 kg (0.04 lb)
55  Mexico 0.014 kg (0.03 lb)

Gallery of tea varieties from highest consuming countries

See also

References

  1. ^ "Annual per capita tea consumption worldwide as of 2016, by leading countries(in pounds)". Statista. 23 January 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  2. ^ Sepúlveda G, Paulina (30 June 2018). "Creciente gusto por el te ubica a Chile entre los principales consumidores del mundo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 February 2020.