Who's the Major Sugar Eater?

Sugar Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 158 countries in 2013, Cuba ranked the highest in sugar consumption per capita with 53.4 kg followed by Trinidad and Tobago and Switzerland. On the other end of the scale was Myanmar with 0.300 kg, Nepal with 3.70 kg and Dem. People's Republic of Korea with 4.10 kg.

Average sugar consumption per capita reached 18.6 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.538 % more than in the previous year and -0.538 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average sugar consumption per capita reached an all time high of 18.8 kg in 1987 and an all time low of 14.5 kg in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 0.480 % since 1961.

Data for more countries are available at Sugar Consumption Per Capita indicator page.

Sugar Consumption Per Capita Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Belgium kg ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 46.9 46.5 46.2 46.0 41.4
Chile kg 41.9 42.6 42.5 42.2 41.7
Costa Rica kg 49.4 47.6 46.6 47.9 47.2
Cuba kg 45.9 40.9 54.1 55.2 51.5
Guatemala kg 50.4 44.4 48.8 44.6 47.9
Jamaica kg 37.6 44.1 40.8 40.9 42.4
Jordan kg 43.8 44.4 37.7 43.1 37.3
Malta kg 42.6 45.6 47.1 46.5 44.1
Netherlands kg 41.0 40.9 40.8 40.6 40.6
New Zealand kg 50.1 50.2 49.5 45.9 44.3
Poland kg 39.3 38.0 39.3 39.3 40.6
Russia kg 40.3 40.6 38.6 41.2 42.4
Suriname kg 40.5 39.9 41.5 41.2 42.7
Switzerland kg 50.5 50.9 50.0 49.8 49.2
Trinidad and Tobago kg 55.5 55.3 55.2 51.0 51.3