Welcome to the potassium content in 15 different types of a pear, ranging from 533 to 13 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of a pear is Pears, raw which in 100g contains 116 mg of potassium. As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 2 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 1 mg, the amount of Calories is 57 kcal (3% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0.36 g (1% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.14 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 15.23 g (12% RDA).

For the food Pears, raw the typical serving size is 1 small (or 148 g) which contains 171.68 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 4 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 1.48 mg, the Calories content is 84.36 kcal, the Protein content is 0.53 g, the Fat content is 0.21 g and the Carbohydrate content is 22.54 g.

This list of 15 types of a pear, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Pears, dried, sulfured, uncooked through to Pear nectar, canned, without added ascorbic acid where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional potassium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much potassium in a pear.

Potassium Levels

The recommended daily allowance for potassium is actually an adequate intake. The RDA for all of the nutrition data listed on this page is for 4.7g per day which is for males and females between the ages of 14 and 70+. For children between the ages of 1-3 years it is 3.0g, for children between the ages of 4-8 years it is 3.8g, and for children between the ages of 9-13 years it is 4.5g. For women during lactation between the ages of 19-50 years the level is slightly higher at 5.1g.

The level of potassium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The number of food items classified as canned is 9 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 9 canned items is in Pears, canned, juice pack, solids and liquids where the level is 96 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 3 items. The highest amount of potassium from the 3 raw items is in Pears, asian, raw where the content is 121 mg per 100g.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 15 items from the general description 'a pear' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 15 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

a pear potassium per 100g

Average Content for a pear

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of a pear, based on the list below of 15 different items under the general description of a pear, is 123.67 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 2.63 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Sodium is 3.33 mg, the average amount of Calories is 82.60 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 0.45 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.16 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 21.65 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Pears, canned, heavy syrup, drained which in 100g contains 66 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 1 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 5 mg, the amount of Calories is 74 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.24 g, the amount of Fat is 0.18 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 19.08 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 15 different a pear nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Pears, dried, sulfured, uncooked which contains 533 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 11 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 6 mg, the Calories content is 262 kcal, the Protein content is 1.87 g, the Fat content is 0.63 g, the Carbohydrate content is 69.7 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in Pear nectar, canned, without added ascorbic acid which in 100g contains 13 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 4 mg, the amount of Calories is 60 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.11 g, the amount of Fat is 0.01 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 15.76 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 520 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 2 mg for Sodium, 202 kcal for Calories, 1.76 g for Protein, 0.62 g for Fat, 53.94 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of potassium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high potassium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Pears, raw contains 116 mg of potassium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the potassium nutritional content.

The food with the highest potassium content per typical serving is Pears, dried, sulfured, uncooked which contains 959.4 mg in 1 cup, halves (or 180 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 20 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 10.8 mg, the Calories content is 471.6 kcal, the Protein content is 3.37 g, the Fat content is 1.13 g and the Carbohydrate content is 125.46 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing potassium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of potassium rich foods.


A pear List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Pears, dried, sulfured, uncooked - Potassium
  Potassium (%RDA)Sodium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  533 mg (11%)6 mg (0%)262 kcal (13%)69.7 g (54%)0.63 g (1%)1.87 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and halves (or 180g):
   959.4 mg (20%) 10.8 mg (1%) 471.6 kcal (24%) 125.46 g (97%) 1.13 g (2%) 3.37 g (7%)
  Other serving sizes 1 half (or 18g):
  95.94 mg (2%) 1.08 mg (0%) 47.16 kcal (2%) 12.55 g (10%) 0.11 g (0%) 0.34 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 10 halves (or 175g):
  932.75 mg (20%) 10.5 mg (1%) 458.5 kcal (23%) 121.98 g (94%) 1.1 g (2%) 3.27 g (7%)
2. Pears, dried, sulfured, stewed, without added sugar - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  258 mg (5%)3 mg (0%)127 kcal (6%)33.81 g (26%)0.31 g (0%)0.91 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and halves (or 255g):
   657.9 mg (14%) 7.65 mg (0%) 323.85 kcal (16%) 86.22 g (66%) 0.79 g (1%) 2.32 g (5%)
3. Pears, dried, sulfured, stewed, with added sugar - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  245 mg (5%)3 mg (0%)140 kcal (7%)37.14 g (29%)0.29 g (0%)0.86 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and halves (or 280g):
   686 mg (15%) 8.4 mg (1%) 392 kcal (20%) 103.99 g (80%) 0.81 g (1%) 2.41 g (5%)
4. Pears, asian, raw - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  121 mg (3%)0 mg (0%)42 kcal (2%)10.65 g (8%)0.23 g (0%)0.5 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fruit 2-1/4" high x 2-1/2" dia (or 122g):
   147.62 mg (3%) 0 mg (0%) 51.24 kcal (3%) 12.99 g (10%) 0.28 g (0%) 0.61 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit 3-3/8" high x 3" diameter (or 275g):
  332.75 mg (7%) 0 mg (0%) 115.5 kcal (6%) 29.29 g (23%) 0.63 g (1%) 1.38 g (3%)
5. Pears, raw - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  116 mg (2%)1 mg (0%)57 kcal (3%)15.23 g (12%)0.14 g (0%)0.36 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 small (or 148g):
   171.68 mg (4%) 1.48 mg (0%) 84.36 kcal (4%) 22.54 g (17%) 0.21 g (0%) 0.53 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 178g):
  206.48 mg (4%) 1.78 mg (0%) 101.46 kcal (5%) 27.11 g (21%) 0.25 g (0%) 0.64 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (or 230g):
  266.8 mg (6%) 2.3 mg (0%) 131.1 kcal (7%) 35.03 g (27%) 0.32 g (0%) 0.83 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and slices (or 140g):
  162.4 mg (3%) 1.4 mg (0%) 79.8 kcal (4%) 21.32 g (16%) 0.2 g (0%) 0.5 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and cubes (or 161g):
  186.76 mg (4%) 1.61 mg (0%) 91.77 kcal (5%) 24.52 g (19%) 0.23 g (0%) 0.58 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 NLEA serving (or 166g):
  192.56 mg (4%) 1.66 mg (0%) 94.62 kcal (5%) 25.28 g (19%) 0.23 g (0%) 0.6 g (1%)
6. Pears, raw, bartlett - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  101 mg (2%)1 mg (0%)63 kcal (3%)15.01 g (12%)0.16 g (0%)0.39 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 small (or 152g):
   153.52 mg (3%) 1.52 mg (0%) 95.76 kcal (5%) 22.82 g (18%) 0.24 g (0%) 0.59 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 177g):
  178.77 mg (4%) 1.77 mg (0%) 111.51 kcal (6%) 26.57 g (20%) 0.28 g (0%) 0.69 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (or 227g):
  229.27 mg (5%) 2.27 mg (0%) 143.01 kcal (7%) 34.07 g (26%) 0.36 g (1%) 0.89 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and sliced (or 140g):
  141.4 mg (3%) 1.4 mg (0%) 88.2 kcal (4%) 21.01 g (16%) 0.22 g (0%) 0.55 g (1%)
7. Pears, canned, juice pack, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  96 mg (2%)4 mg (0%)50 kcal (3%)12.94 g (10%)0.07 g (0%)0.34 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and halves (or 248g):
   238.08 mg (5%) 9.92 mg (1%) 124 kcal (6%) 32.09 g (25%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.84 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 half and with liquid (or 76g):
  72.96 mg (2%) 3.04 mg (0%) 38 kcal (2%) 9.83 g (8%) 0.05 g (0%) 0.26 g (1%)
8. Pears, canned, heavy syrup, drained - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  66 mg (1%)5 mg (0%)74 kcal (4%)19.08 g (15%)0.18 g (0%)0.24 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 201g):
   132.66 mg (3%) 10.05 mg (1%) 148.74 kcal (7%) 38.35 g (30%) 0.36 g (1%) 0.48 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 half (or 48g):
  31.68 mg (1%) 2.4 mg (0%) 35.52 kcal (2%) 9.16 g (7%) 0.09 g (0%) 0.12 g (0%)
9. Pears, canned, light syrup pack, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  66 mg (1%)5 mg (0%)57 kcal (3%)15.17 g (12%)0.03 g (0%)0.19 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and halves (or 251g):
   165.66 mg (4%) 12.55 mg (1%) 143.07 kcal (7%) 38.08 g (29%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.48 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 half and with liquid (or 76g):
  50.16 mg (1%) 3.8 mg (0%) 43.32 kcal (2%) 11.53 g (9%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.14 g (0%)
10. Pears, canned, heavy syrup pack, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  65 mg (1%)5 mg (0%)74 kcal (4%)19.17 g (15%)0.13 g (0%)0.2 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 266g):
   172.9 mg (4%) 13.3 mg (1%) 196.84 kcal (10%) 50.99 g (39%) 0.35 g (1%) 0.53 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 half and with liquid (or 76g):
  49.4 mg (1%) 3.8 mg (0%) 56.24 kcal (3%) 14.57 g (11%) 0.1 g (0%) 0.15 g (0%)
11. Pears, canned, extra heavy syrup pack, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  64 mg (1%)5 mg (0%)97 kcal (5%)25.25 g (19%)0.13 g (0%)0.19 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and halves (or 266g):
   170.24 mg (4%) 13.3 mg (1%) 258.02 kcal (13%) 67.17 g (52%) 0.35 g (1%) 0.51 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 half and with liquid (or 79g):
  50.56 mg (1%) 3.95 mg (0%) 76.63 kcal (4%) 19.95 g (15%) 0.1 g (0%) 0.15 g (0%)
12. Pears, canned, water pack, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  53 mg (1%)2 mg (0%)29 kcal (1%)7.81 g (6%)0.03 g (0%)0.19 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and halves (or 244g):
   129.32 mg (3%) 4.88 mg (0%) 70.76 kcal (4%) 19.06 g (15%) 0.07 g (0%) 0.46 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 half and with liquid (or 76g):
  40.28 mg (1%) 1.52 mg (0%) 22.04 kcal (1%) 5.94 g (5%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.14 g (0%)
13. Pears, canned, extra light syrup pack, solids and liquids - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  45 mg (1%)2 mg (0%)47 kcal (2%)12.2 g (9%)0.1 g (0%)0.3 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and halves (or 247g):
   111.15 mg (2%) 4.94 mg (0%) 116.09 kcal (6%) 30.13 g (23%) 0.25 g (0%) 0.74 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 half and with liquid (or 76g):
  34.2 mg (1%) 1.52 mg (0%) 35.72 kcal (2%) 9.27 g (7%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.23 g (0%)
14. Pear nectar, canned, with added ascorbic acid - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  13 mg (0%)4 mg (0%)60 kcal (3%)15.76 g (12%)0.01 g (0%)0.11 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 250g):
   32.5 mg (1%) 10 mg (1%) 150 kcal (8%) 39.4 g (30%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.28 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.2g):
  4.06 mg (0%) 1.25 mg (0%) 18.72 kcal (1%) 4.92 g (4%) 0 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%)
15. Pear nectar, canned, without added ascorbic acid - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  13 mg (0%)4 mg (0%)60 kcal (3%)15.76 g (12%)0.01 g (0%)0.11 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 250g):
   32.5 mg (1%) 10 mg (1%) 150 kcal (8%) 39.4 g (30%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.28 g (1%)