Who's the Major Pelagic Fish Eater?

Pelagic Fish Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 156 countries in 2013, Maldives ranked the highest in pelagic fish consumption per capita with 112 kg followed by Iceland and Liechtenstein. On the other end of the scale was Uganda with 0.010 kg, Ethiopia with 0.010 kg and Nepal with 0.010 kg.

Average pelagic fish consumption per capita reached 3.24 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.309 % less than in the previous year and 0.309 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average pelagic fish consumption per capita reached an all time high of 3.54 kg in 2007 and an all time low of 2.44 kg in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 0.523 % since 1961.

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

Pelagic 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
Fiji kg 22.2 20.5 22.8 27.3 27.1
Finland kg 14.6 13.4 13.9 14.9 14.8
Gambia kg 15.7 15.7 16.7 17.8 15.1
Ghana kg 22.5 19.3 16.9 16.7 20.5
Iceland kg 37.8 44.1 45.3 39.5 39.1
Japan kg 14.6 14.3 13.8 13.8 13.8
Liechtenstein kg 28.1 29.6 29.5 31.2 31.4
Malaysia kg 20.6 22.0 20.1 19.8 19.4
Maldives kg 76.8 82.8 91.0 116 114
Malta kg 14.1 15.0 13.7 14.1 14.0
Philippines kg 19.6 19.2 20.1 19.0 16.7
Senegal kg 17.1 20.1 17.0 16.5 16.0
Sierra Leone kg 13.9 21.3 20.5 20.0 19.6
South Korea kg 16.3 15.8 16.3 16.2 16.1
Sri Lanka kg 16.9 16.1 16.4 18.0 19.2