Sugar consumption per capita reached 3.19 kg in 2018 in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, according to Faostat. This is 13.8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Dem. People's Republic of Korea reached an all time high of 11.7 kg in 1971 and an all time low of 1.11 kg in 1962. When compared to Dem. People's Republic of Korea's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in China amounted to 6.91 kg, 15.7 kg in Japan, 21.6 kg in South Korea and 10.1 kg in Vietnam in 2018.
Dem. People's Republic of Korea has been ranked 154th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.