Sugar consumption per capita reached 44.0 kg in 2013 in Belgium, according to Faostat. This is 1.12 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Belgium reached an all time high of 50.7 kg in 2000 and an all time low of 41.4 kg in 2011. When compared to Belgium's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in France amounted to 32.0 kg, 34.6 kg in Germany, 10.5 kg in Luxembourg and 40.6 kg in Netherlands in 2013.
Belgium has been ranked 8th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.