Line graph with 3 lines and 104 points per line.

The amount of chicken available for consumption has steadily increased since the 1950s
The amount of beef available for consumption has declined from the mid-1970s to 2012

Boneless, trimmed (edible) weight, pounds per capita per year
Line 1, Beef.
Point 1, 1909 is 51.1.
Point 2, 1910 is 48.5.
Point 3, 1911 is 47.2.
Point 4, 1912 is 44.5.
Point 5, 1913 is 43.6.
Point 6, 1914 is 42.7.
Point 7, 1915 is 38.8.
Point 8, 1916 is 40.6.
Point 9, 1917 is 44.6.
Point 10, 1918 is 47.2.
Point 11, 1919 is 42.4.
Point 12, 1920 is 40.7.
Point 13, 1921 is 38.2.
Point 14, 1922 is 40.7.
Point 15, 1923 is 41.1.
Point 16, 1924 is 41.0.
Point 17, 1925 is 41.0.
Point 18, 1926 is 41.5.
Point 19, 1927 is 37.5.
Point 20, 1928 is 33.6.
Point 21, 1929 is 34.2.
Point 22, 1930 is 33.7.
Point 23, 1931 is 33.4.
Point 24, 1932 is 32.1.
Point 25, 1933 is 35.5.
Point 26, 1934 is 43.9.
Point 27, 1935 is 36.6.
Point 28, 1936 is 41.6.
Point 29, 1937 is 38.0.
Point 30, 1938 is 37.4.
Point 31, 1939 is 37.6.
Point 32, 1940 is 37.8.
Point 33, 1941 is 42.6.
Point 34, 1942 is 45.9.
Point 35, 1943 is 43.0.
Point 36, 1944 is 46.6.
Point 37, 1945 is 48.0.
Point 38, 1946 is 44.2.
Point 39, 1947 is 49.2.
Point 40, 1948 is 44.2.
Point 41, 1949 is 44.7.
Point 42, 1950 is 44.6.
Point 43, 1951 is 41.2.
Point 44, 1952 is 43.9.
Point 45, 1953 is 54.5.
Point 46, 1954 is 56.0.
Point 47, 1955 is 57.2.
Point 48, 1956 is 59.5.
Point 49, 1957 is 58.7.
Point 50, 1958 is 55.9.
Point 51, 1959 is 56.6.
Point 52, 1960 is 59.1.
Point 53, 1961 is 61.0.
Point 54, 1962 is 61.7.
Point 55, 1963 is 65.4.
Point 56, 1964 is 70.6.
Point 57, 1965 is 70.4.
Point 58, 1966 is 73.7.
Point 59, 1967 is 75.3.
Point 60, 1968 is 77.3.
Point 61, 1969 is 77.8.
Point 62, 1970 is 79.6.
Point 63, 1971 is 79.2.
Point 64, 1972 is 80.5.
Point 65, 1973 is 75.9.
Point 66, 1974 is 80.7.
Point 67, 1975 is 83.2.
Point 68, 1976 is 88.8.
Point 69, 1977 is 86.3.
Point 70, 1978 is 82.2.
Point 71, 1979 is 73.5.
Point 72, 1980 is 72.1.
Point 73, 1981 is 72.8.
Point 74, 1982 is 72.5.
Point 75, 1983 is 74.1.
Point 76, 1984 is 73.8.
Point 77, 1985 is 74.6.
Point 78, 1986 is 74.4.
Point 79, 1987 is 69.5.
Point 80, 1988 is 68.6.
Point 81, 1989 is 65.1.
Point 82, 1990 is 63.9.
Point 83, 1991 is 62.9.
Point 84, 1992 is 62.4.
Point 85, 1993 is 61.0.
Point 86, 1994 is 62.9.
Point 87, 1995 is 63.5.
Point 88, 1996 is 64.0.
Point 89, 1997 is 62.6.
Point 90, 1998 is 63.6.
Point 91, 1999 is 64.3.
Point 92, 2000 is 64.5.
Point 93, 2001 is 63.1.
Point 94, 2002 is 64.5.
Point 95, 2003 is 61.9.
Point 96, 2004 is 63.0.
Point 97, 2005 is 62.5.
Point 98, 2006 is 62.8.
Point 99, 2007 is 62.1.
Point 100, 2008 is 59.4.
Point 101, 2009 is 58.1.
Point 102, 2010 is 56.7.
Point 103, 2011 is 54.4.
Point 104, 2012 is 54.5.
Line 2, Pork.
Point 1, 1909 is 41.2.
Point 2, 1910 is 38.2.
Point 3, 1911 is 42.4.
Point 4, 1912 is 40.9.
Point 5, 1913 is 41.1.
Point 6, 1914 is 40.0.
Point 7, 1915 is 40.9.
Point 8, 1916 is 42.4.
Point 9, 1917 is 36.2.
Point 10, 1918 is 37.5.
Point 11, 1919 is 39.2.
Point 12, 1920 is 39.0.
Point 13, 1921 is 39.8.
Point 14, 1922 is 40.4.
Point 15, 1923 is 45.6.
Point 16, 1924 is 45.5.
Point 17, 1925 is 41.0.
Point 18, 1926 is 39.4.
Point 19, 1927 is 41.6.
Point 20, 1928 is 43.5.
Point 21, 1929 is 42.8.
Point 22, 1930 is 41.1.
Point 23, 1931 is 41.9.
Point 24, 1932 is 43.4.
Point 25, 1933 is 43.4.
Point 26, 1934 is 39.5.
Point 27, 1935 is 29.7.
Point 28, 1936 is 33.8.
Point 29, 1937 is 34.2.
Point 30, 1938 is 35.7.
Point 31, 1939 is 39.7.
Point 32, 1940 is 45.1.
Point 33, 1941 is 42.3.
Point 34, 1942 is 42.2.
Point 35, 1943 is 51.7.
Point 36, 1944 is 53.6.
Point 37, 1945 is 43.4.
Point 38, 1946 is 46.8.
Point 39, 1947 is 43.2.
Point 40, 1948 is 42.0.
Point 41, 1949 is 41.9.
Point 42, 1950 is 43.0.
Point 43, 1951 is 45.2.
Point 44, 1952 is 45.0.
Point 45, 1953 is 39.2.
Point 46, 1954 is 37.2.
Point 47, 1955 is 50.4.
Point 48, 1956 is 51.0.
Point 49, 1957 is 46.4.
Point 50, 1958 is 45.3.
Point 51, 1959 is 51.0.
Point 52, 1960 is 48.6.
Point 53, 1961 is 46.8.
Point 54, 1962 is 47.4.
Point 55, 1963 is 48.5.
Point 56, 1964 is 48.8.
Point 57, 1965 is 43.6.
Point 58, 1966 is 42.8.
Point 59, 1967 is 47.0.
Point 60, 1968 is 48.3.
Point 61, 1969 is 46.9.
Point 62, 1970 is 48.1.
Point 63, 1971 is 53.0.
Point 64, 1972 is 48.1.
Point 65, 1973 is 43.2.
Point 66, 1974 is 47.0.
Point 67, 1975 is 38.4.
Point 68, 1976 is 40.7.
Point 69, 1977 is 42.3.
Point 70, 1978 is 42.3.
Point 71, 1979 is 48.6.
Point 72, 1980 is 52.1.
Point 73, 1981 is 49.9.
Point 74, 1982 is 44.9.
Point 75, 1983 is 47.4.
Point 76, 1984 is 47.2.
Point 77, 1985 is 47.7.
Point 78, 1986 is 45.2.
Point 79, 1987 is 45.6.
Point 80, 1988 is 48.8.
Point 81, 1989 is 48.4.
Point 82, 1990 is 46.4.
Point 83, 1991 is 46.8.
Point 84, 1992 is 49.1.
Point 85, 1993 is 48.5.
Point 86, 1994 is 49.0.
Point 87, 1995 is 48.4.
Point 88, 1996 is 45.2.
Point 89, 1997 is 44.7.
Point 90, 1998 is 48.2.
Point 91, 1999 is 49.3.
Point 92, 2000 is 47.8.
Point 93, 2001 is 47.0.
Point 94, 2002 is 48.2.
Point 95, 2003 is 48.5.
Point 96, 2004 is 47.9.
Point 97, 2005 is 46.6.
Point 98, 2006 is 46.0.
Point 99, 2007 is 47.2.
Point 100, 2008 is 45.9.
Point 101, 2009 is 46.6.
Point 102, 2010 is 44.4.
Point 103, 2011 is 42.4.
Point 104, 2012 is 42.6.
Line 3, Chicken.
Point 1, 1909 is 10.4.
Point 2, 1910 is 11.0.
Point 3, 1911 is 11.1.
Point 4, 1912 is 10.6.
Point 5, 1913 is 10.3.
Point 6, 1914 is 10.3.
Point 7, 1915 is 10.2.
Point 8, 1916 is 9.6.
Point 9, 1917 is 9.4.
Point 10, 1918 is 9.4.
Point 11, 1919 is 10.1.
Point 12, 1920 is 9.7.
Point 13, 1921 is 9.5.
Point 14, 1922 is 10.1.
Point 15, 1923 is 10.4.
Point 16, 1924 is 9.7.
Point 17, 1925 is 10.1.
Point 18, 1926 is 10.1.
Point 19, 1927 is 10.8.
Point 20, 1928 is 10.4.
Point 21, 1929 is 10.1.
Point 22, 1930 is 11.1.
Point 23, 1931 is 10.0.
Point 24, 1932 is 10.2.
Point 25, 1933 is 10.4.
Point 26, 1934 is 9.6.
Point 27, 1935 is 9.3.
Point 28, 1936 is 9.6.
Point 29, 1937 is 9.7.
Point 30, 1938 is 9.0.
Point 31, 1939 is 10.0.
Point 32, 1940 is 10.0.
Point 33, 1941 is 11.0.
Point 34, 1942 is 12.7.
Point 35, 1943 is 16.0.
Point 36, 1944 is 15.3.
Point 37, 1945 is 15.1.
Point 38, 1946 is 13.9.
Point 39, 1947 is 12.5.
Point 40, 1948 is 12.6.
Point 41, 1949 is 13.5.
Point 42, 1950 is 14.3.
Point 43, 1951 is 15.0.
Point 44, 1952 is 15.2.
Point 45, 1953 is 15.1.
Point 46, 1954 is 15.6.
Point 47, 1955 is 14.7.
Point 48, 1956 is 16.8.
Point 49, 1957 is 17.5.
Point 50, 1958 is 19.2.
Point 51, 1959 is 19.7.
Point 52, 1960 is 19.1.
Point 53, 1961 is 20.5.
Point 54, 1962 is 20.5.
Point 55, 1963 is 21.0.
Point 56, 1964 is 21.3.
Point 57, 1965 is 22.8.
Point 58, 1966 is 24.5.
Point 59, 1967 is 25.1.
Point 60, 1968 is 25.2.
Point 61, 1969 is 26.3.
Point 62, 1970 is 27.4.
Point 63, 1971 is 27.4.
Point 64, 1972 is 28.3.
Point 65, 1973 is 27.1.
Point 66, 1974 is 27.0.
Point 67, 1975 is 26.3.
Point 68, 1976 is 28.6.
Point 69, 1977 is 29.0.
Point 70, 1978 is 30.3.
Point 71, 1979 is 32.9.
Point 72, 1980 is 32.7.
Point 73, 1981 is 33.7.
Point 74, 1982 is 33.9.
Point 75, 1983 is 34.0.
Point 76, 1984 is 35.3.
Point 77, 1985 is 36.4.
Point 78, 1986 is 36.9.
Point 79, 1987 is 39.4.
Point 80, 1988 is 39.6.
Point 81, 1989 is 40.5.
Point 82, 1990 is 42.4.
Point 83, 1991 is 44.1.
Point 84, 1992 is 46.4.
Point 85, 1993 is 48.1.
Point 86, 1994 is 48.7.
Point 87, 1995 is 48.2.
Point 88, 1996 is 48.8.
Point 89, 1997 is 50.0.
Point 90, 1998 is 50.4.
Point 91, 1999 is 53.6.
Point 92, 2000 is 54.2.
Point 93, 2001 is 54.0.
Point 94, 2002 is 56.8.
Point 95, 2003 is 57.5.
Point 96, 2004 is 59.3.
Point 97, 2005 is 60.5.
Point 98, 2006 is 60.9.
Point 99, 2007 is 59.9.
Point 100, 2008 is 58.7.
Point 101, 2009 is 56.1.
Point 102, 2010 is 58.0.
Point 103, 2011 is 58.4.
Point 104, 2012 is 56.6.

Note: Figures are calculated on the basis of raw and edible meat. Excludes edible offals, bones, viscera, and game consumption for red meat. Includes skin, neck, and giblets for chicken. Excludes use of chicken for commercially-prepared pet food. Food availability data serve as proxies for food consumption.

Source: Calculated by ERS/USDA based on data from various sources (see Food Availability Documentation). Data as of February 2014.