The line graph illustrates the proportions of fish and 3 main categories of meat per person consuming per week in a European country during a period of 25 years from 1979 to 2004.
Overall, there was 2 clear tendencies. An upward trend was seen in the consumption of chicken while the 3 others suffered an erratic downward trend.
Beginning with just under 150 grams, the proportion of chicken experienced an significant rise and reached the peak at almost 250 in 2004. However this figure fluctuated widely throughout the period of time.
Conversely, after 25 years period, beef, lamb and fish’s consumption went down. Although beef and lamb were the 2 top in 1979 with 150 and 230 grams, these figures, nevertheless, fell considerably to the end with over 100 and 60 grams respectively in 2004. Meanwhile, the quantity of fish consumption fluctuated gently around 50 and finished at roughly 40 grams, approximately 20 fewer than that in the beginning.