India’s Falling Cereal Consumption: A Comprehensive Look at Urban and Rural Patterns in 2022–2023


The monthly per capita consumption of cereal in rural India declined to less than 10 kg in 2022–2023, a trend that is expected to continue. Moreover, the amount consumed in cities fell, from 9.32 kg in 2011–12 to 8.05 kg. The Household Consumption Expenditure Survey (HCES) conducted by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation … Read more