Fish consumption per capita reached 5.80 kg in 2013 in India, according to Faostat. This is 1.75 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, fish consumption per capita in India reached an all time high of 6.00 kg in 2008 and an all time low of 1.90 kg in 1961. When compared to India's main peers, fish consumption per capita in Bangladesh amounted to 19.4 kg, 32.4 kg in China, 1.90 kg in Pakistan and 24.7 kg in Sri Lanka in 2013.
India has been ranked 116th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of fish consumption per capita, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.