on October 12, 2009 Mexico leads world in per capita egg consumption Average Mexican eats 438 annually Mexico's National Poultry Institute (INA) announced that Mexicans consume the most eggs worldwide, according to reports. That’s an average of 438 eggs per year per person. Lawmakers are fighting to exclude eggs from a proposed food tax arguing the product is an inexpensive and healthy protein source. Mexico is expected to produce 2.35 million tons of eggs this year. Advertisement Related Articles Per capita egg consumption growing in Brazil US per capita egg consumption up for fifth straight year Ranking Asian markets on per capita poultry consumption Australian per capita meat consumption declining. Why?