Fish consumption per capita reached 5.70 kg in 2013 in South Africa, according to Faostat. This is 3.64 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, fish consumption per capita in South Africa reached an all time high of 11.8 kg in 1975 and an all time low of 4.90 kg in 2009. When compared to South Africa's main peers, fish consumption per capita in Botswana amounted to 3.00 kg, 0.500 kg in Lesotho, 11.8 kg in Namibia and 1.70 kg in Swaziland in 2013.
South Africa has been ranked 121st within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of fish consumption per capita, 20 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.