THE ECONOMIST ONLINE: MEAT CONSUMPTION PER CAPITA BY COUNTRY

“The world has a burgeoning appetite for meat. Fifty years ago global consumption was 70m tonnes. By 2007—the latest year for which comparable data are available—it had risen to 268m tonnes. In a similar vein, the amount of meat eaten by each person has leapt from around 22kg in 1961 to 40kg in 2007…” [read more]

 

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