What the World Eats

What the World Eats

An interactive graphically displaying data that compares national diets and consumption patterns across countries over time.


8 - 12+



The interactive above is from the National Geographic Society's 2014 focus on the Future of Food.

Daily diets vary considerably around the world, and global meat consumption per person has nearly doubled since 1961. On the first page of the interactive, select different countries or regions to see how consumption patterns have changed in the last 50 years. Click on the "Meat Consumption" tab at the top to interact with the charts to see how each country or region's meat-eating patterns have evolved.

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National Geographic Magazine
Last Updated

March 8, 2024

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