Countries That Waste the Most Food

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30. Malta
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 51.5 kg (113.5 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 8.5% (11th largest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $38,147 (18th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 483,530

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29. Czech Republic
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 53.0 kg (116.8 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 1.3% (6th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $33,414 (23th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 10,625,695

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28. Russian Federation
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 54.0 kg (119.0 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 1.9% (14th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2017: $24,791 (33rd smallest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 144,478,050

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27. Spain
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 54.8 kg (120.8 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 2.6% (28th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $35,056 (21th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 46,723,749

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26. United Kingdom
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 54.9 kg (121.0 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 1.7% (10th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $40,158 (15th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 66,488,991