Cheese Statistics

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Per capita cheese purchases by EducationPounds per YearPercent Processed
Strictly what is purchased through grocers not total consumption
Less than high school10.145.9 %
High school graduate10.7442 %
Some college10.7336.6 %
College graduate11.5531.4 %
Postcollege graduate11.6125.3 %
Top Cheese Producers (1,000 metric tons)Tons
United States4,275
Germany1,927
France1,884
Italy1,149
Netherlands732
Poland594
Brazil495
Egypt462
Argentina425
Australia395
Top Cheese Exporters in Monetary Value 
France$2,658,441,000
Germany$2,416,973,000
Netherlands$2,099,353,000
Italy$1,253,580,000
Denmark$1,122,761,000
Australia$643,575,000
Belgium$567,590,000
Ireland$445,240,000
United Kingdom$374,156,000
Top Cheese Consumers (lbs per capita)Pounds
Represents cheese consumed during home and restaurant dining
Greece68.5
France57.5
Iceland55.9
Germany49.8
Switzerland47.1
Netherlands46.2
Italy46
Finland45.6
Turkey42.7
Sweden41.6
Austria38.3
Czech Republic36.8
Israel36.1
Norway33.7
United States32.6
Canada29.11
Australia26.4
Argentina24.9
Hungary24.2
United Kingdom24
Poland23.8
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: USDA, Food and Agricultural Organization
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 2, 2016

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