Sugar consumption per capita reached 7.70 kg in 2013 in Afghanistan, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 8.19 kg in 1983 and an all time low of 2.23 kg in 1996. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Iran amounted to 26.2 kg, 23.3 kg in Pakistan, 16.2 kg in Tajikistan and 7.00 kg in Turkmenistan in 2013.
Afghanistan has been ranked 143rd within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 9 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.