Sugar consumption per capita reached 4.50 kg in 2013 in Benin, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Benin reached an all time high of 7.68 kg in 1994 and an all time low of 0.140 kg in 1980. When compared to Benin's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Burkina Faso amounted to 5.20 kg, 4.50 kg in Niger, 8.70 kg in Nigeria and 10.0 kg in Togo in 2013.
Benin has been ranked 154th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.