According to the last data published by the Ministry of Agriculture (MAPAMA), in 2016, the Spanish homes consumed 468,637 tonnes of fresh pork (-3.5% with respect to 2015), following the negative trend seen in the last decade (2006/2016 variation: -7.6%). Regarding the pork processed products, in 2016, a total of 516,478 tonnes were consumed, although that means a drop by 1.3% with respect to 2015. In the last 10 years the trend has been positive (2006/2016 variation: +10.4%).
At a worldwide level, the main pork consumers in 2016 were China, with 57.2 million tonnes (52% of the total), followed by the EU and the USA, with 20.6 and 9.3 million tonnes, respectively.
May 2017/ The pork sector in figures. Main economic indicators in 2016/ MAPAMA/ Spain.