Per capita calories available for consumption increased from 1990 to 2019 worldwide and in selected countries

Bar chart comparing calories available per person per day in the world, United States, Brazil, China, and India in 1990 and 2019 and the food categories of calories available.

As world population and incomes rise, patterns of global food consumption are shifting, as measured by calories available per capita. Large differences exist among countries for total calories available and for each of these four food groups: animal products, fruit and vegetables, oils and sweeteners, and grains.

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