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Benin - Pulses consumption

36 (g per person per day) in 2007

In 2007, pulses consumption for Benin was 36 g per person per day. Between 1992 and 2007, pulses consumption of Benin grew substantially from 24 to 36 g per person per day rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 24.14 % in 2007.

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What is pulses consumption?

i) The food consumption refers to the amount of food available for human consumption as estimated by the FAO Food Balance Sheets. However the actual food consumption may be lower than the quantity shown as food availability depending on the magnitude of wastage and losses of food in the household, e.g. during storage, in preparation and cooking, as plate-waste or quantities fed to domestic animals and pets, thrown or given away. ii) Food consumption per person is the amount of food, in terms of quantity, for each individual in the total population. Figures are shown for food groups. iii)This includes the quantity of each commodity and it's derived products, available for human consumption, during the reference period. Food from milk relates to the quantity of milk, as well as to the fresh milk equivalent of dairy products, except butter.

What is Benin pulses consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2007 36 24.14 %
2002 29 20.83 %
1997 24 0.00 %
1992 24