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[Monitor] Meat consumption in South Korea soars

Consumption of meat per capita per year

By Korea Herald

Published : Dec. 7, 2020 - 11:59

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South Koreans' consumption of meat has continuously soared over the years, data from Statistics Korea showed recently.

The average consumption of meat per person in a year increased from 11.3 kilograms in 1980 to 53.9kg in 2018.

Pork was the most popular meat to consume, with the average consumption rising by an average of 3.9 percent each year.