Coffee Statistics, History and Facts (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting Coffee statistics and facts 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.

Earliest evidence of coffee drinking:

15th century

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World leader in green coffee production:

Brazil

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

33%

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Date of the annual International Coffee Day:

September 29th

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Percentage of Americans over 18 that drink coffee daily:

63%


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

3.1

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

75%


Number of coffee shops in the U.S.:

24,000

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Percentage of coffee drinkers that drink it black:

35%

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

52%

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Global cold brew coffee market for 2018:

$339.7 million


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

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. These Coffee stats are based on news reports and not official company 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%.