Tea By The Numbers
6.2 Billion: US Tea Industry sales (US Dollars) in 2005.
3 Billion: Approximate number of cups of tea consumed worldwide every day.
200 Million: Approximate number of kilos of tea exported by India in 2005.
3.2 Million: Number of tons of tea produced worldwide in 2005.
800,000: Number of tons of tea produced in China in 2005
80,000: Number of tons of tea produced in Vietnam in 2005
342: Number of chests of tea dumped into Boston harbor during the Boston Tea Party.
65: Number of countries that India exports tea to.
1: Number of plant species that produce tea. Camellia sinensis.
[Sources: Tea Association of the United States, The Economist, Wikipedia]
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