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India - Vegetables consumption

171 (g per person per day) in 2007

India vegetables consumption was at level of 171 g per person per day in 2007, down from 176 g per person per day in 2002, this is a change of 2.84 %.

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What is vegetables 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 India vegetables consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2007 171 -2.84 %
2002 176 18.12 %
1997 149 4.20 %
1992 143