Which Countries Consume the Most Ginger?

Spices, Aromatic, Drug And Pharmaceutical Crops February 23, 2017
Author: Irina Andreeva
Market Analyst

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In 2015, the leading ginger consuming markets were India (32%), Indonesia (11%), Nepal (9%), Nigeria (8%), and China (5%), together accounting for approximately 65% of global consumption. These countries were also amongst the leading producers on the global ginger market.

From 2007 to 2015, according to market research conducted by IndexBox, global ginger consumption increased by healthy +7.1% annually. The highest annual growth rates of ginger consumption between 2007 and 2015 were registered in India, with +9.8% growth, Indonesia and Nepal, with +5.2% and +4.2% growth, respectively.

With nearly 790.6 thousand tonnes of ginger consumed in 2015, India became the world's leading ginger consuming country. Per capita ginger consumption in India was estimated at 0.6 kg/head, two times higher than the global average (0.3 kg/persons).

The highest levels of ginger consumption were registered in Nepal (7.8 kg/head), Nigeria (1.1 kg/head) and Indonesia (1.0 kg/head). China (0.1 kg/head) had the lowest volumes of ginger consumption.

Top 10 countries consuming the most ginger in 2015

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Source: World: Ginger - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025