Countries That Waste the Most Food

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5. Austria
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 73.6 kg (162.3 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 2.5% (26th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $46,473 (9th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 8,847,037

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4. Australia
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 76.3 kg (168.2 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 0.5% (2nd smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $45,439 (11th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 24,992,369

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3. Canada
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 78.2 kg (172.4 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 1.7% (10th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $44,051 (12th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 37,058,856

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2. Belgium
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 87.1 kg (192.0 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 2.3% (21st smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $43,218 (13th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 11,422,068

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1. United States
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 95.1 kg (209.7 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 0.8% (4th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $55,681 (4th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 327,167,434