Sugar consumption per capita reached 41.1 kg in 2018 in El Salvador, according to Faostat. This is 8.78 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in El Salvador reached an all time high of 41.1 kg in 2018 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 47.8 kg, 49.8 kg in Guatemala, 41.8 kg in Honduras and 39.6 kg in Nicaragua in 2018.
El Salvador has been ranked 17th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 11 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.