Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare conducts the national nutrition survey every year. According to the survey, the average daily calorie intake of a Japanese person in 2012 was 1,874 kcal. The following data show the changes in daily caloric intake of a Japanese person by year.
Figure : Average Daily Calorie Intake of a Japanese Person by Year (unit : kcal)
The average caloric intake is decreasing.
People have come to be more conscious of consuming calorie in order to avoid becoming fat. And they reduce calorie intake.
Source is Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.