Per Capita Consumption of Poultry and Livestock, 1965 to Estimated 2019, in Pounds

YearBeefPorkTotal Red MeatBroilersOther ChickenTotal ChickenTurkeyTotal PoultryTotal Red Meat & PoultryCommercial Fish & Shell-Fish
196063.359.1133.023.64.428.06.234.2167.210.3
196574.751.5133.932.44.036.47.644.0177.910.9
196678.150.3135.832.13.735.87.943.7179.510.9
196779.855.0141.632.64.036.78.745.3187.010.6
196882.056.2144.632.94.036.98.144.9189.611.0
196982.554.3142.734.93.638.58.346.8189.611.2
197084.455.4145.136.53.740.18.148.2193.311.7
197183.960.6149.636.33.840.18.448.5198.111.5
197285.354.7144.837.93.541.59.050.4195.212.5
197380.548.7133.136.63.239.88.448.2181.312.7
197485.652.7142.336.53.239.78.748.4190.712.1
197588.242.9136.336.02.738.78.347.0183.312.1
197694.145.1144.239.42.642.08.950.9195.112.9
197791.546.7142.940.12.642.78.751.4194.312.6
197887.146.5137.542.52.344.78.753.4190.913.4
197977.953.2134.145.42.247.79.256.9191.013.0
198076.456.8136.145.22.147.410.257.6193.712.4
198177.254.2134.446.22.548.710.659.3193.712.6
198276.948.6128.646.52.548.910.659.5188.112.4
198378.551.3133.046.82.249.011.060.0193.013.3
198478.351.0132.648.82.150.911.061.9194.514.1
198579.051.5133.850.52.052.511.664.1197.915.0
198678.748.6130.551.12.153.112.966.0196.515.4
198773.748.8125.354.52.156.614.771.3196.616.1
198872.552.1127.354.81.956.715.772.4199.715.1
198968.951.5123.056.11.757.816.674.4197.415.6
199067.549.4119.459.01.760.617.578.1197.514.9
199166.449.8118.661.41.662.917.880.7199.314.8
199265.952.3120.664.91.666.517.884.2204.814.6
199364.451.6118.267.41.569.017.786.5204.714.8
199466.152.1120.468.41.369.717.587.3207.715.0
199566.451.5120.067.61.368.917.686.5206.514.8
199667.048.1117.469.00.769.718.187.8205.214.5
199765.547.6115.271.10.371.417.288.6203.814.3
199866.551.3119.771.70.371.917.689.5209.214.5
199967.352.5121.776.00.576.417.593.9215.614.8
200067.550.8120.276.60.877.417.394.7214.915.2
200166.050.0117.776.30.877.117.594.6212.314.7
200267.551.3120.680.10.981.017.798.7219.315.6
200364.851.6118.181.11.082.117.499.5217.616.3
200465.951.0118.683.90.784.617.0101.6220.216.6
200565.449.6116.585.41.086.416.7103.1219.616.2
200665.749.0116.186.00.986.916.9103.8219.916.5
200765.050.3116.884.70.885.517.5103.0219.816.3
200862.148.9112.582.90.983.817.6101.4213.915.9
200960.849.6111.779.20.880.016.996.9208.615.8
201059.347.2107.981.81.082.816.098.8206.715.8
201156.945.1103.282.31.083.316.099.3202.514.9
201257.145.3103.579.81.080.815.996.7200.214.2
201356.046.3103.581.40.982.315.998.2201.714.3
201453.945.3100.482.90.983.815.899.6200.014.6
201553.849.2104.288.40.989.315.9105.2209.415.5
201656.550.1106.989.81.291.016.6107.6214.514.7
201756.950.1108.290.81.392.116.4108.5216.8
201857.050.8109.292.11.493.516.1109.6218.8
201958.152.4111.995.11.496.516.0112.5224.1
2020
estimated
58.251.0110.596.41.497.815.8113.6224.1
2021
forecast
57.750.6109.697.11.498.515.7114.2223.9

1/ Includes beef, pork, veal, and mutton/lamb, but excludes edible offals. Note: All poultry and livestock products are on a retail weight basis, except “other chicken” and “turkey” which are reported by USDA on a carcass-weight basis. Fish/shellfish is reported by The National Marine Fisheries Service on an edible weight basis. 

Source: USDA 

2020 estimate and 2021 forecast by Economic Research Service/USDA 

Last updated September 16, 2020