Global Food Series: How much do households from around the world spend on food?

food expenditures and malnutrition

In an absolute sense, the United States spends more per household on food consumed at home ($2,390 per year) than, say, Nigeria ($1,343) or Russia ($1,935). But because Americans are richer, food still makes up a much smaller portion of their budgets.

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Read more about this story: U.S. households spend less on food than any other nation because of advanced industrial farming

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