Who's the Major Sugar & Sweetener Eater?

Sugar & Sweetener Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 157 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in sugar & sweetener consumption per capita with 108 kg followed by Malta and USA. On the other end of the scale was Nepal with 4.40 kg, Dem. People's Republic of Korea with 4.50 kg and Niger with 4.90 kg.

Average sugar & sweetener consumption per capita reached 24.0 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0 % the same as in the previous year and -3.29 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average sugar & sweetener consumption per capita reached an all time high of 25.0 kg in 1984 and an all time low of 19.8 kg in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 0.368 % since 1961.

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

Sugar & Sweetener 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 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 55.5 55.1 56.3 59.5 51.4
China kg 103 109 104 108 110
Colombia kg 61.1 60.9 59.8 54.6 55.1
Costa Rica kg 58.9 56.3 55.0 56.3 55.5
Croatia kg 50.1 54.8 54.3 60.4 52.7
Cuba kg 50.2 44.7 59.0 60.4 56.4
Denmark kg 62.7 53.5 52.3 53.7 53.3
Guatemala kg 55.6 49.3 53.9 49.6 53.1
Lebanon kg 48.8 46.6 48.7 52.5 50.5
Malta kg 50.1 59.4 63.8 61.2 58.7
New Zealand kg 60.0 62.4 60.1 56.8 54.8
Russia kg 51.0 50.8 48.2 50.3 51.6
Switzerland kg 59.0 59.5 58.1 58.4 57.9
Trinidad and Tobago kg 62.6 62.3 62.0 57.2 57.0
USA kg 63.8 61.9 60.2 59.5 60.7