Sugar consumption per capita reached 22.8 kg in 2013 in Colombia, according to Faostat. This is 4.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Colombia reached an all time high of 34.8 kg in 1987 and an all time low of 17.1 kg in 1963. When compared to Colombia's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Brazil amounted to 36.5 kg, 19.2 kg in Peru and 34.7 kg in Venezuela in 2013.
Colombia has been ranked 87th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 22 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.