Sugar consumption per capita reached 36.0 kg in 2013 in El Salvador, according to Faostat. This is 0.277 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in El Salvador reached an all time high of 37.1 kg in 1998 and an all time low of 13.0 kg in 1962. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Costa Rica amounted to 47.4 kg, 46.6 kg in Guatemala, 38.1 kg in Honduras and 33.8 kg in Nicaragua in 2013.
El Salvador has been ranked 26th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 25 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.