Countries That Waste the Most Food

Source: querbeet / Getty Images

25. Luxembourg
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 55.5 kg (122.4 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 1.9% (14th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $93,734 (1The largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 607,728

Source: rusm / Getty Images

24. Croatia
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 55.7 kg (122.8 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 2.0% (16th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $23,637 (30th smallest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 4,089,400

Source: serts / Getty Images

23. Germany
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 57.0 kg (125.7 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 2.4% (24th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $45,959 (10th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 82,927,922

Source: Remedios / Getty Images

22. Slovenia
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 57.0 kg (125.7 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 10.9% (9th largest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $32,743 (25th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 2,067,372

Source: TomasSereda / Getty Images

21. Poland
> Food waste per capita in 2018: 57.2 kg (126.1 lbs.)
> Pct. Food loss: 3.2% (30th smallest out of 67 countries)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $28,752 (29th largest out of 67 countries)
> Population: 37,978,548

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.