Fish consumption per capita reached 15.9 kg in 2013 in Nigeria, according to Faostat. This is 2.58 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, fish consumption per capita in Nigeria reached an all time high of 17.2 kg in 1982 and an all time low of 3.10 kg in 1962. When compared to Nigeria's main peers, fish consumption per capita in Benin amounted to 13.4 kg, 17.0 kg in Cameroon, 4.60 kg in Chad and 2.00 kg in Niger in 2013.
Nigeria has been ranked 68th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of fish consumption per capita, 19 places above the position seen 10 years ago.