Fish consumption per capita reached 13.4 kg in 2013 in Benin, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, fish consumption per capita in Benin reached an all time high of 16.2 kg in 1971 and an all time low of 6.83 kg in 2001. When compared to Benin's main peers, fish consumption per capita in Burkina Faso amounted to 5.80 kg, 2.00 kg in Niger, 15.9 kg in Nigeria and 6.60 kg in Togo in 2013.
Benin has been ranked 78th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of fish consumption per capita, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.