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15 Canada Coffee Statistics to Know in 2022

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Note: This article’s statistics come from third-party sources and do not represent the opinions of this website.

Canadians love their coffee! Keep reading as we look into several facts and statistics that will help you understand Canada’s booming coffee industry.

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The 15 Canada Coffee Consumption Statistics

  1. Coffee consumption in Canada is higher than it was in 2010.
  2. Experts believe that Canada will consume more than 5 million 60-kilogram bags of coffee this year.
  3. Canada imports most of its coffee.
  4. Almost 75% of surveyed Canadians drank coffee in the last 24 hours.
  5. Canadians love to purchase coffee from their favorite chain.
  6. The coffee market in Canada is worth more than USD$18 billion.
  7. Regular Canadian coffee drinkers consume almost 3 cups per day.
  8. Only a little over 10% of 18- to 24-year-olds consume coffee regularly.
  9. Tim Hortons is the most popular brand to brew at home in Canada.
  10. One-third of Canadians spent between CAD$10 and CAD$20 on coffee in early 2022.
  11. The number of cups that Canadians drink each day is declining.
  12. Two out of three Canadians visit a coffee shop once per month.
  13. Delivery apps have increased coffee sales in Canada by at least 5%.
  14. Most Canadians drink their coffee at home.
  15. Canada is the only non-European country on the top 10 list of coffee drinkers.

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Coffee Consumption Statistics in Canada

1. Coffee consumption in Canada is higher than it was in 2010.

(Statista)

Coffee consumption in Canada was higher in 2020 than in 2010, and it has been increasing steadily. After a slight dip in 2011 and 2012, it has been above the 2010 level ever since.

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2. Experts believe that Canada will consume more than 5 million 60-kilogram bags of coffee this year.

(Statista)

Experts believe that Canada will consume more than 5 million 60-kilogram bags of coffee before October 2022. This number is higher than in recent years and reflects Canada’s love for coffee.


3. Canada imports most of its coffee.

(Statista)

Canada imports the vast majority of the coffee that it consumes. Most of it comes from Colombia and Brazil.


4. Almost 75% of surveyed Canadians drank coffee in the last 24 hours.

(Statista)

When surveyed, almost 75% of Canadians admitted that they had drunk coffee in the last 24 hours. Only 71% of Americans drank coffee in the previous 24 hours.

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5. Canadians love to purchase coffee from their favorite chain.

(Statista)

Canadians love to purchase their coffee from their favorite coffee chain, Tim Hortons. There are more than 4,000 locations scattered around the country. Starbucks is another popular place to get coffee in Canada.


6. The coffee market in Canada is worth more than USD$18 billion.

(Statista)

Canada’s love of coffee brewed at home or at favorite chains is expected to be worth more than USD$18 billion this year alone, a huge benefit to the economies of Colombia, Brazil, and the other countries that provide it with fresh beans.


7. Regular Canadian coffee drinkers consume almost 3 cups per day.

(Statista)

Canadians who regularly drink coffee tend to drink 2.7 cups of coffee per day, which can get them close to the recommended limit of 400 mg of caffeine, depending on what type of coffee they prefer.

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8. Only a little over 10% of 18- to 24-year-olds consume coffee regularly.

(Statista)

As in America, people tend to drink more coffee as they age in Canada. Only 10.5% of 18–24-year-olds regularly drink coffee, while 23.2% of 34–44-year-olds drink it.


9. Tim Hortons is the most popular brand to brew at home in Canada.

(Statista)

Statistics show that 23% of people surveyed preferred to use the Tim Hortons brand of coffee at home. The next most popular brand in Canada is Maxwell House, which 21% of surveyed Canadians preferred. Folgers is also quite popular


10. One-third of Canadians spent between CAD$10 and CAD$20 on coffee in early 2022.

(Statista)

Approximately 32% of Canadians spent between CAD%10 and CAD$20 on coffee at the beginning of the year, and 6% spent more than CAD$100.

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11. The number of cups that Canadians drink each day is declining.

(Coffeebi)

Canadians used to drink about 3.6 cups per day back in 2008, but recently, the number of cups consumed each day fell to about 2.7 cups per day.


12. Two out of three Canadians visit a coffee shop once per month.

(Coffeebi)

Two out of three Canadians visit a coffee shop once per month, and it’s the first item that they consume out of the home. If they hadn’t had a drink yet, they are more likely to buy a coffee than a soda or another beverage.


13. Delivery apps have increased coffee sales in Canada by at least 5%.

(Coffeebi)

Several delivery apps, like the popular UberEats, have helped increase coffee sales in Canada by at least 5% since their introduction. Reports show that millennials are primarily responsible for the increase, and they primarily order espresso-based drinks.

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14. Most Canadians drink their coffee at home.

(Coffeebi)

Statistics show that Canadians consume 7 out of 10 cups of coffee at home, so traditional brewing methods are still king.


Coffee Drinking Statistics Canada Versus The World

15. Canada is the only non-European country on the top 10 list of coffee drinkers.

(World Atlas)

When looking at how much coffee people consume per capita, Canada is the only non-European country to make the top list, where it won the number-10 spot. The top coffee-drinking country is Finland, followed closely by Norway and Ireland. Other countries to make the list are Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

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What is the Coffee Association of America?

The Coffee Association of America is an organization of members that work for the advancement and enjoyment of coffee in Canada. They have been in business for more than 25 years and work to provide leadership in advocacy, proprietary research, education, and networking. Members include coffee roasters, retailers, suppliers, and more.

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What are the most popular types of coffee in Canada?

Traditional coffee is the beverage of choice in Canada, with half of the people preferring it over any other type. Espresso-based beverages are popular, and one in three people prefer them. Cappuccinos, lattes, macchiatos, and other specialty drinks are also becoming more popular. (Coffeebi)

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Conclusion

Canadians love coffee. In fact, Canada is the only non-European country to make the top 10 list of coffee drinkers, and the Canadian coffee market is worth more than USD $18 billion. In addition, there are thousands of chain stores spread out around the country, and almost 75% of the people surveyed admitted that they drank coffee in the last 24 hours. Most Canadians drink about 2.7 cups of coffee per day, which is down from 3.6 cups per day a few years ago, but the market continues to grow, and Canadians are expected to consume more than 5 million 60-kilogram bags of coffee this year.


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Kate MacDonnell

Kate is a lifelong coffee enthusiast and homebrewer who enjoys writing for coffee websites and sampling every kind of coffee known to man. She’s tried unusual coffees from all over the world and owns an unhealthy amount of coffee gear.

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