Sugar consumption per capita reached 10.1 kg in 2018 in Ghana, according to Faostat. This is 17.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Ghana reached an all time high of 12.2 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 0.700 kg in 1981. When compared to Ghana's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Benin amounted to 7.46 kg, 9.90 kg in Ivory Coast and 13.2 kg in Togo in 2018.
Ghana has been ranked 134th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.