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Eggs consumption

(g per person per day)

Japan is the top country by eggs consumption in the world. As of 2007, eggs consumption in Japan was 53 g per person per day that accounts for 1.84 % of the world's eggs consumption. The top 5 countries (others are Denmark, Netherlands, Mexico, and Paraguay) account for 8.76 % of it. The world's total eggs consumption was estimated at 2,888 g per person per day in 2007.

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What is eggs 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.

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