Fish is the best source of high-quality protein and carries most nutritional vitamins and fat content, all of which are essential for the wholesome performance of the body system. Aquaculture has also had a significant role in fulfilling need of most countries, particularly in Asia, with significant stock of freshwater species, which are mostly used for domestic consumption .Its demand varies among segments of society due to differences in consumer preferences, availability, product developments, prices and disposable income. There are sizeable variation in fish consumption between the industrialized and the less-developed countries.Per capita consumption in higher-income nations is highest in the world and is anticipated to grow in near future. Increased earnings and the resulting diversification of diets are ultimately causing a shift towards considerably higher fish consumption in developing countries. Growing countries of East and Southeast Asia are also showing a shift toward higher consumption due to increase in purchasing power. Based on FAOSTAT report, here is the list of top ten countries that consume the most fish per head .
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