Fish consumption per capita reached 53.7 kg in 2013 in Japan, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, fish consumption per capita in Japan reached an all time high of 72.6 kg in 1988 and an all time low of 49.2 kg in 1964. When compared to Japan's main peers, fish consumption per capita in China amounted to 32.4 kg, 22.3 kg in Russia, 58.3 kg in South Korea and 21.8 kg in USA in 2013.
Japan has been ranked 8th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of fish consumption per capita, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.