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Per Capita Consumption of Major Food Commodities

Summary: Per capita consumption of meats, dairy, eggs, fats and oils

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This database provides the per capita availability of meats, dairy products, eggs, and fats and oils.  This measures food supplies moving from production through domestic consumption and is often used to a proxy for actual food consumption. All data are reported in pounds per capita.  Also see Food Commodities Details.

Geographic Coverage: U.S.

Periodicity: Biennially

Series Begins/Ends: 1909 - 2016

Data Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Updated:  Jan. 05, 2019 Estimated next update: Jul. 15, 2021

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