Meaning of “consumption” - Learner’s Dictionary

consumption

noun [ U ] uk us /kənˈsʌmpʃən/
AMOUNT

the amount of something that someone uses, eats, or drinks:

China's total energy consumption
USING

the act of using, eating, or drinking something:

products sold for personal consumption

(Definition of “consumption” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)