Net per capita cereal supply in 2011 as almost 1lb day; yet only 43% went directly to food

January 14, 2015

2011
Cereals in domestic supply: 2,179, 238 (1,000 metric tons): (so...2.18 billion)

WORLD FOOD BALANCE SHEET 2009 FAOSTAT 8.4. 2013
total Cereal production
2,251,610 2.3 billion tonnes (assume metric tons)
Food: 976,861 So 43% of cereals go to food
Feed: 746,226 33% of cereals go to feed
Other uses of cereal:
seed 65,387
waste 95,245
other 97,557
processing 198,632

 

Data retrieved from FAOSTAT, August 2013.
[verified 4/15/14]

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