Who's the Major Freshwater Fish Eater?

Freshwater Fish Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 157 countries in 2013, Cambodia ranked the highest in freshwater fish consumption per capita with 29.8 kg followed by Myanmar and Laos. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 0.010 kg, Yemen with 0.030 kg and East Timor with 0.050 kg.

Average freshwater fish consumption per capita reached 6.70 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.49 % more than in the previous year and 29.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average freshwater fish consumption per capita reached an all time high of 6.80 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 1.50 kg in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.92 % since 1961.

Data for more countries are available at Freshwater Fish Consumption Per Capita indicator page.

Freshwater Fish Consumption Per Capita Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Bangladesh kg 13.8 13.8 14.9 15.4 16.7
Cambodia kg 29.6 27.4 29.2 30.1 29.6
Central African Republic kg 7.10 7.44 7.77 8.08 7.93
China kg 12.9 13.4 14.1 15.0 15.2
Congo kg 8.09 7.62 7.18 7.51 7.97
Egypt kg 7.80 8.90 9.20 12.6 13.2
Finland kg 14.9 14.6 13.3 13.6 13.5
Indonesia kg 5.80 6.50 7.00 8.20 8.80
Laos kg 15.4 15.3 16.8 16.4 16.1
Myanmar kg 17.7 19.8 21.9 24.2 26.2
Philippines kg 8.00 8.20 8.10 8.00 8.10
Sweden kg 7.50 7.70 8.00 7.60 7.50
Thailand kg 10.3 9.80 9.70 8.50 7.80
Uganda kg 13.3 12.4 13.2 13.3 12.9
Vietnam kg 12.5 12.1 14.4 14.5 13.2