Sugar consumption per capita reached 4.10 kg in 2013 in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, according to Faostat. This is 2.38 % 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 6.00 kg, 15.0 kg in Japan, 18.5 kg in South Korea and 8.80 kg in Vietnam in 2013.
Dem. People's Republic of Korea has been ranked 158th within the group of 160 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.