Fish consumption per capita reached 9.50 kg in 2013 in Mauritania, according to Faostat. This is 2.15 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, fish consumption per capita in Mauritania reached an all time high of 12.8 kg in 1963 and an all time low of 5.87 kg in 1980. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, fish consumption per capita in Algeria amounted to 3.90 kg, 8.40 kg in Mali, 13.4 kg in Morocco and 25.2 kg in Senegal in 2013.
Mauritania has been ranked 96th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of fish consumption per capita, 14 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.