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Dominica - Starchy roots consumption

308 (g per person per day) in 2007

In 2007, starchy roots consumption for Dominica was 308 g per person per day. Starchy roots consumption of Dominica increased from 216 g per person per day in 1992 to 308 g per person per day in 2007 growing at an average annual rate of 12.82 %.

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What is starchy roots 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 Dominica starchy roots consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2007 308 5.48 %
2002 292 9.36 %
1997 267 23.61 %
1992 216