Sugar consumption per capita reached 49.8 kg in 2018 in Guatemala, according to Faostat. This is 6.99 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Guatemala reached an all time high of 50.4 kg in 2007 and an all time low of 16.3 kg in 1962. When compared to Guatemala's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Belize amounted to 44.4 kg, 41.1 kg in El Salvador, 41.8 kg in Honduras and 39.6 kg in Nicaragua in 2018.
Guatemala has been ranked 3rd within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.