Coffee Facts and Statistics for 2024

Last Updated on: November 6th, 2023

Here are a few of the most interesting Coffee facts and statistics I was able to dig up in my internet travels. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Coffee is one of the most beloved beverages in the world, and it’s no surprise why. Not only does it offer a delicious and rich flavor, but it also provides a jolt of caffeine that helps many of us power through our mornings and stay alert throughout the day. Whether enjoyed hot or cold, black or with cream and sugar, coffee is a staple in the diets of millions of people around the globe.

But there’s more to coffee than just its taste and caffeine content. In fact, the history and culture surrounding this beloved beverage are just as fascinating as the drink itself. From its origins in Ethiopia to its widespread popularity in modern-day America, coffee has a rich and complex history that spans centuries and continents.

In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some fascinating coffee statistics that will give you a new appreciation for this beloved drink. Whether you’re a coffee lover or just curious about this popular beverage, this article is for you. So grab a cup of your favorite brew and settle in for a journey through the world of coffee.

Coffee Facts and Statistics

Earliest evidence of coffee drinking:

15th century

World leader in green coffee production:


Portion of the world’s coffee production that is imported by the U.S.:


Date of the annual International Coffee Day:

September 29th

Percentage of Americans over 18 that drink coffee daily:


Number of 9oz cups of coffee that drinkers average daily:


Percentage of caffeine consumed in the U.S. that comes from coffee:


Number of coffee shops in the U.S.:


Percentage of coffee drinkers that drink it black:


Percentage of American coffee drinkers that would rather go without a shower than give up coffee:


Global cold brew coffee market for 2018:

$339.7 million

Who are the top global coffee chain companies? Here is a quick rundown:

So there you have it. Hopefully you now know 12 more things about coffee than you did 10 minutes ago.

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. Most of these fun facts come from internet reports and may not be official tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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