'COJA' for moments when there is no caffeine
Caffeine in Koreans
Caffeine daily intake standard
|Category||1 daily intake standard|
|Adult||400mg or less|
|Pregnant||300mg or less|
|Child||weight 1kg to 2.5mg or less|
Korean caffeine intake
The average caffeine intake of men → 77.2mg
The average caffeine intake of women → 58.2mg
Adolescents (ages 13 ~ 18) Average caffeine intake → 24.2mg
Elementary school students (7-12 years old) Average caffeine intake → 7.9mg
|Preschool children (1 to 6 years old) → 3.6mg|
Korean coffee intake
56.1% of Koreans consumed more than one cup of coffee a day
26.7% of Koreans consume more than 2 cups of coffee a day
→ consumed 9.31 cups of coffee a week
Changes in coffee consumption per capita in Korea
Coffee bean consumption / 1 year basis
2008 2.91KG → 2017 3.65KG
It has been increasing at an annual average rate of 3% over the past six years, and is ranked 26th in the world.
Koreans currently drink 377 cups per person on average per year, but consumption of caffeine is also increasing because coffee consumption is increasing at an annual average rate of 7% over the past five years.
As the US consumes 3.1KG, the Brazil consumes 6.3KG, and the Europe on the right, Korea is also expected to have a relatively high consumption of caffeine and a relatively high caffeine intake.
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