Fish consumption per capita reached 24.7 kg in 2013 in Sri Lanka, according to Faostat. This is 3.78 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, fish consumption per capita in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 26.1 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 10.1 kg in 1977. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, fish consumption per capita in India amounted to 5.80 kg, 58.8 kg in Malaysia, 166 kg in Maldives and 52.3 kg in Myanmar in 2013.
Sri Lanka has been ranked 39th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of fish consumption per capita, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.