Sugar consumption per capita reached 5.20 kg in 2013 in Burkina Faso, according to Faostat. This is 4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 6.30 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 1.52 kg in 1974. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Ghana amounted to 10.6 kg, 8.80 kg in Ivory Coast, 9.40 kg in Mali and 4.50 kg in Niger in 2013.
Burkina Faso has been ranked 149th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.