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Economy > Trade > Imports > Food imports > % of merchandise imports: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Food imports (% of merchandise imports). Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Guinea-Bissau 50.69% 2005
2 Eritrea 45.56% 2003
3 Kiribati 33.71% 2012
4 Angola 32.5% 1985
5 The Gambia 32.16% 2011
6 Benin 31.91% 2010
7 Equatorial Guinea 31.8% 1983
8 Laos 31.67% 1974
9 Yemen 31.52% 2011
10 Aruba 31.46% 2012
11 Central African Republic 31.24% 2011
12 Nigeria 30.56% 2011
13 Sao Tome and Principe 29.83% 2010
14 Tonga 29.81% 2011
15 Djibouti 29.32% 2009
16 Lesotho 28.14% 2009
17 Cape Verde 27.94% 2012
18 Haiti 26.1% 1981
19 Samoa 25.75% 2012
20 Turks and Caicos Islands 25.34% 2012
21 French Polynesia 25.28% 2012
22 Cote d'Ivoire 25.13% 2011
23 Cameroon 25.1% 2011
24 Liberia 25.01% 1984
25 Vanuatu 24.96% 2011
26 Burundi 24.68% 2011
27 Chad 24.27% 1995
28 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 24.18% 2011
29 Senegal 24.15% 2012
30 Grenada 24.09% 2009
31 Antigua and Barbuda 23.92% 2011
32 Saint Kitts and Nevis 23.7% 2011
33 Sierra Leone 22.53% 2002
failed states average (profile) 22.48% 1975
34 Dominica 22.47% 2010
35 Bangladesh 22.46% 2007
36 Somalia 22.44% 1982
37 Egypt 22.41% 2012
38 Mauritius 21.58% 2012
39 Tuvalu 21.53% 2008
40 Maldives 21.18% 2012
41 Saint Lucia 21.13% 2008
42 Algeria 21.06% 2012
43 Syria 21.04% 2010
44 Bermuda 20.6% 2012
45 Democratic Republic of the Congo 20.55% 1986
46 Swaziland 20.54% 2007
47 Comoros 19.5% 2007
48 Cayman Islands 19.08% 1980
49 Armenia 19.04% 2012
50 Barbados 19% 2012
51 Honduras 18.78% 2009
52 Greenland 18.76% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 18.52% 2000
53 Fiji 18.43% 2010
54 Bosnia and Herzegovina 18.22% 2012
55 Andorra 18.18% 2004
56 Madagascar 17.91% 2011
57 Solomon Islands 17.84% 2011
58 Jamaica 17.67% 2010
59 East Timor 17.63% 2005
60 Cyprus 17.49% 2012
61 Albania 17.28% 2012
62 Nicaragua 17.24% 2011
63 Rwanda 17.23% 2012
64 Seychelles 17.17% 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 17.15% 2008
65 Gabon 17.14% 2009
66 Faeroe Islands 17.06% 2009
67 Brunei 17.02% 2006
68 Papua New Guinea 16.67% 2004
69 Kyrgyzstan 16.62% 2011
70 Burkina Faso 16.6% 2011
71 El Salvador 16.19% 2012
72 Lebanon 16.17% 2012
73 Jordan 16.12% 2011
74 Georgia 15.99% 2012
75 The Bahamas 15.86% 2011
76 Niger 15.83% 2011
77 Portugal 15.2% 2012
78 Saudi Arabia 15.19% 2011
79 Togo 15.08% 2012
80 Zimbabwe 14.98% 2011
81 Sudan 14.93% 2009
82 Nepal 14.85% 2011
83 Ethiopia 14.79% 2011
84 Kuwait 14.7% 2008
85 Venezuela 14.68% 2011
86 Azerbaijan 14.6% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 14.6% 2010
87 Guyana 14.53% 2011
88 Mauritania 14.47% 2011
89 Dominican Republic 14.37% 2011
90 Bahrain 14.35% 2011
91 Suriname 14.35% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 14.25% 2009
92 Iran 14.13% 2011
93 Namibia 14.08% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 14.04% 2001
94 Afghanistan 14.03% 2011
95 Macau 14.01% 2012
96 Moldova 13.77% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 13.74% 2010
97 Ireland 13.61% 2012
98 Denmark 13.51% 2011
99 Guatemala 13.28% 2012
100 Guinea 13.23% 2008
101 Latvia 13.22% 2012
102 Malawi 13.18% 2011
103 New Caledonia 13.12% 2012
104 Ghana 12.99% 2012
105 Republic of Macedonia 12.97% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 12.97% 2008
106 Belize 12.5% 2011
107 Mozambique 12.33% 2011
108 Russia 12.33% 2012
109 Lithuania 12.31% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 12.27% 2011
110 Greece 12.25% 2012
111 Libya 12.13% 2010
112 Kenya 12.05% 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 12.04% 2010
113 Cuba 11.92% 2006
114 Mongolia 11.82% 2007
115 Croatia 11.76% 2012
116 Netherlands 11.75% 2012
117 Turkmenistan 11.71% 2000
118 Mali 11.63% 2010
119 Sri Lanka 11.5% 2012
120 Morocco 11.45% 2010
121 Tunisia 11.32% 2011
122 Trinidad and Tobago 11.19% 2010
123 Pakistan 11.11% 2012
124 Spain 11.1% 2012
125 Bhutan 10.95% 2011
126 Uganda 10.79% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 10.63% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 10.61% 2011
127 New Zealand 10.57% 2012
128 Philippines 10.47% 2012
129 Iceland 10.35% 2012
Europe average (profile) 10.34% 2011
130 Oman 10.33% 2012
131 Luxembourg 10.25% 2012
132 Tajikistan 10.21% 2000
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 10.2% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 10.18% 2011
133 Peru 10.17% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 9.94% 2011
European Union average (profile) 9.94% 2012
134 Tanzania 9.91% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 9.62% 2012
135 Colombia 9.51% 2011
136 Malta 9.48% 2012
137 Uruguay 9.4% 2012
138 Kazakhstan 9.35% 2012
139 Italy 9.27% 2011
140 Sweden 9.18% 2012
141 Estonia 9.11% 2012
142 European Union 9% 2012
143 Botswana 8.95% 2012
144 Japan 8.89% 2012
145 United Kingdom 8.87% 2012
146 Bulgaria 8.82% 2012
147 Costa Rica 8.76% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 8.69% 2012
148 Belgium 8.67% 2012
149 Vietnam 8.64% 2011
150 Ecuador 8.61% 2011
151 Ukraine 8.56% 2012
152 Malaysia 8.54% 2012
153 France 8.4% 2012
154 Norway 8.33% 2011
155 Poland 8.31% 2012
156 Burma 8.3% 2010
157 Indonesia 8.25% 2012
158 Qatar 8.24% 2010
159 Romania 8.1% 2012
160 Slovenia 8.07% 2012
161 Paraguay 7.94% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7.8% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 7.76% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 7.67% 2012
162 Bolivia 7.54% 2012
163 Panama 7.43% 2011
164 Chile 7.42% 2012
165 Canada 7.41% 2012
166 Germany 7.39% 2012
167 Finland 7.36% 2012
168 Israel 7.1% 2012
169 Austria 7.05% 2011
170 Republic of the Congo 7.02% 2010
171 Belarus 6.77% 2011
172 Slovakia 6.75% 2012
173 Cambodia 6.66% 2011
174 United Arab Emirates 6.6% 2008
175 South Africa 6.42% 2012
176 Mexico 6.16% 2012
177 Czech Republic 6.03% 2012
178 Serbia 5.78% 2007
179 Switzerland 5.69% 2012
180 China 5.4% 2012
181 Thailand 5.36% 2012
182 Australia 5.18% 2012
183 Zambia 5.09% 2011
184 United States 5.05% 2012
185 Hungary 4.95% 2012
186 South Korea 4.8% 2012
187 Brazil 4.76% 2012
188 Turkey 4.55% 2012
189 Hong Kong 4.38% 2012
190 India 4.05% 2012
191 Singapore 3.32% 2012
192 Argentina 2.48% 2012
193 Iraq 1.2% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Trade > Imports > Food imports > % of merchandise imports. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank staff estimates. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Trade/Imports/Food-imports/%-of-merchandise-imports

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