top of page

2022 Current Coffee Statistics

Coffee statistics are data that help us understand what's behind a cup of coffee.

We cannot stop thinking about how a product or service came into our hands . But baristas also have a dynamic system of production, distribution and consumption that sets trends.

I reviewed the work of different organizations dedicated to the coffee industry to compile a list of the most important coffee statistics. Whether for manufacturers, traders or consumers, this is our favorite drink.

Let's see how much, where and how it is produced.

Most of the coffee statistics are compiled from NCA (National Coffee Association) and ICO (International Coffee Organization). It has been prepared with the aim of knowing a little more about the process that allows us to enjoy coffee at home.

1. In Finland, 12 kg of coffee is consumed per person per year.

Scandinavian countries are listed as the largest coffee consumers. They are followed by Sweden with 10 kg, Norway with 9 kg, Brazil with 6 kg and the USA with 5 kg.

2. The European Union is the economic region where approximately 45,048 bags of coffee are imported annually. It is followed by the USA, Japan and Russia.

Westerners were delighted with coffee, they discovered all its benefits. So much so that they made coffee, the preferred energy drink for everyday life, more than infusion.

3. 166 million bags of 60 kg coffee are produced annually in the world.

4. Brazil is the largest producer with 30% of the world total.

The territory of Rio de Janeiro is privileged for the cultivation of different varieties of coffee. Although most used in Arabica . Thanks to the different climatic and geographical conditions found in such a large country.

5. More than 125 million people work and live on coffee production.

There are about 60 countries that provide the most favorable conditions for growing coffee. Most are handmade by entire families who have passed their trade down from generation to generation.

This applies to Colombian coffee, Ethiopian coffee, organic coffee, among others.

On the other side is the industry that processes and distributes coffee. To an eternity of establishments where we finally meet to taste cappuccino, latte, espresso or American.

6. Coffee is grown in only 60 countries in the world.

7. The world consumes 400 billion cups of coffee in a year.

8. 65% of coffee is consumed at breakfast.

9. The average cup of coffee has a capacity of 270 ml or 9 ounces.

10. 35% of consumers prefer black coffee.

11. On average, a person drinks 3.1 glasses per day.

How many cups of coffee can you drink per day? It depends on the level of caffeine in the infusion. Remember that coffee is a stimulant for our nervous, respiratory and circulatory systems. Moreover, it is a diuretic drink. However, these statistical data are within acceptable limits of 2 to 4 cups per day.

12. According to the NCA in the US, consumers prefer espresso-based beverages: 33% cappuccino or latte, 28% cold brew, 26% espresso.

13. Millennial consumers prefer espresso-based gourmet drinks at a rate of 70%.

14. 74% of consumers drink coffee prepared at home.

You can enjoy a rich, self-made latte or American today. Thanks to the offer of domestic coffee machines that work like professionals.

15. Between 2010 and 2019, the use of drip coffee makers decreased by 35%.

Indulgence and taste for the strongest infusions. As well as the popularity of super versatile coffee makers like the Aeropress or the traditional Moka.

16. The use of encapsulated or encapsulated machines has increased by 50% since 2015.

On the other hand, the creation of smart coffee machines that you can program from an app has broken the mold of many rituals when it comes to coffee preparation. Modern life demands it. As long as the perception of taste and taste is perfect, then come on!

17. 45% of households in the USA use a filter coffee machine.

The drip infusion method is the simplest and most popular in the world. From the average coffee or drip method to the V60 or Chemex. They all work under the same concept.

18. The Robusta bean variety contains more caffeine than the Arabica variety.

19. 66% of women drink coffee every day.

20. 62% of men consume coffee every day.

21. By age, 74% of coffee consumers in the US are over the age of 55.

Cause 22, 29% of coffee drinkers in the US do it for relaxation.

23. A coffee plant can yield approximately 4-5 kilos of green beans per year.

24. The average life cycle of a coffee plant is up to 100 years.

25. The commercial category of cafeterias is growing by 7% each year.

Finally, it's easy to conclude that coffee is the world's favorite energy drink. The health benefits and fondness for such a delicious elixir are well known.

It is a social ritual that invites us to meet in various parts of the world and enjoy the aromas, flavors and pleasures. There are those who preach its relaxing effects and others an energy boost that gets us moving in the morning.


bottom of page