List of countries by tea consumption per capita

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Rize tea, the traditional Turkish black tea
Map of the top tea consuming countries per capita (kg)
Masala chai from the Indian subcontinent
A cup of Earl Grey tea
Tea kettle over hot coals
Traditional Emirati Tea
Black tea in a Meissen pink-rose tea cup
A Moroccan tea set
Green tea steeping in a gaiwan
A glass of iced tea
A cup of Japanese Hojicha
An English tea set
Cup of Black tea

This is a list of countries ordered by annual per capita consumption of tea, as of 2014.[1][2][3]

Tea Consumption[edit]

Rank Country Tea consumption
1  Turkey 3.157 kg (111.4 oz)
2  Ireland 2.191 kg (77.3 oz)
3  United Kingdom 1.941 kg (68.5 oz)
4  Russia 1.384 kg (48.8 oz)
5  Morocco 1.217 kg (42.9 oz)
6  New Zealand 1.192 kg (42.0 oz)
7  Egypt 1.012 kg (35.7 oz)
8  Poland 0.999 kg (35.2 oz)
9  Japan 0.968 kg (34.1 oz)
10  Saudi Arabia 0.899 kg (31.7 oz)
11  South Africa 0.811 kg (28.6 oz)
12  Netherlands 0.777 kg (27.4 oz)
13  Australia 0.748 kg (26.4 oz)
14  Chile 0.732 kg (25.8 oz)
15  United Arab Emirates 0.721 kg (25.4 oz)
16  Germany 0.691 kg (24.4 oz)
17  Hong Kong, China 0.648 kg (22.9 oz)
18  Ukraine 0.582 kg (20.5 oz)
19  China 0.566 kg (20.0 oz)
20  Canada 0.508 kg (17.9 oz)
21  Malaysia 0.479 kg (16.9 oz)
22  Indonesia 0.457 kg (16.1 oz)
23   Switzerland 0.440 kg (15.5 oz)
24  Czech Republic 0.422 kg (14.9 oz)
25  Singapore 0.367 kg (12.9 oz)
26  Slovakia 0.363 kg (12.8 oz)
27  India 0.324 kg (11.4 oz)
28  Taiwan 0.295 kg (10.4 oz)
29  Sweden 0.289 kg (10.2 oz)
30  Hungary 0.279 kg (9.8 oz)
31  Norway 0.270 kg (9.5 oz)
32  Austria 0.269 kg (9.5 oz)
33  Finland 0.244 kg (8.6 oz)
34  United States 0.228 kg (8.0 oz)
35  Argentina 0.211 kg (7.4 oz)
36  Israel 0.204 kg (7.2 oz)
37  France 0.200 kg (7.1 oz)
38  Vietnam 0.198 kg (7.0 oz)
39  South Korea 0.169 kg (6.0 oz)
40  Spain 0.147 kg (5.2 oz)
41  Denmark 0.144 kg (5.1 oz)
42  Italy 0.142 kg (5.0 oz)
43  Belgium 0.128 kg (4.5 oz)
44  Bulgaria 0.111 kg (3.9 oz)
45  Romania 0.111 kg (3.9 oz)
46  Portugal 0.064 kg (2.3 oz)
47  Thailand 0.050 kg (1.8 oz)
48  Philippines 0.0286 kg (1.01 oz)
49  Greece 0.024 kg (0.85 oz)
50  Venezuela 0.023 kg (0.81 oz)
51  Peru 0.021 kg (0.74 oz)
52  Colombia 0.017 kg (0.60 oz)
52  Brazil 0.017 kg (0.60 oz)
53  Mexico 0.015 kg (0.53 oz)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Faostat". Faostat.fao.org. 26 September 2011. Retrieved 3 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Faostat". Faostat.fao.org. 23 February 2012. Archived from the original on 14 January 2013. Retrieved 3 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Where the world's biggest tea drinkers are". QUARTZ. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2015.