Sugar consumption per capita reached 47.4 kg in 2013 in Costa Rica, according to Faostat. This is 0.424 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 54.9 kg in 1986 and an all time low of 27.2 kg in 1961. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Guatemala amounted to 46.6 kg, 38.1 kg in Honduras, 33.8 kg in Nicaragua and 24.3 kg in Panama in 2013.
Costa Rica has been ranked 4th 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.