Sugar consumption per capita reached 6.00 kg in 2013 in China, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in China reached an all time high of 7.70 kg in 1997 and an all time low of 1.70 kg in 1962. When compared to China's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in India amounted to 17.8 kg, 15.0 kg in Japan, 41.4 kg in Russia and 27.4 kg in USA in 2013.
China has been ranked 148th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.