That's how calorie consumption has changed over time

Data from National Geographic and WHO shows how the calorie intake has changed between 1961 and 2015 worldwide. If you convert the kilocalories consumed daily into bananas, we consume an average of about 26 per day.

Between 1961 and 2015, the global daily calorie consumption increased by more than 30%.

Calorie Consumption

Daily calories

Calorie consumption Chart

* Prognosis

Calorie consumption

Sources: National Geographic, WHO

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