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Lesotho - Cereals consumption

623 (g per person per day) in 2007

In 2007, cereals consumption for Lesotho was 623 g per person per day. Between 1992 and 2007, cereals consumption of Lesotho grew substantially from 588 to 623 g per person per day rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 2.47 % in 2007.

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What is cereals 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 Lesotho cereals consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2007 623 2.47 %
2002 608 2.36 %
1997 594 1.02 %
1992 588