In the EU as a whole, poultry consumption leapt from 21.8kg to 23.4kg per capita between 2000 and 2001, according to Ofival. In the UK however the average person eats almost 30kg of poultry each year, just behind Poland at 31kg. Consumption of beef and veal is 7% under the EU average at 16.7kg per year. {{MEAT }}