Sugar consumption per capita reached 17.8 kg in 2013 in India, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in India reached an all time high of 18.3 kg in 2008 and an all time low of 4.20 kg in 1968. When compared to India's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Bangladesh amounted to 5.00 kg, 6.00 kg in China, 23.3 kg in Pakistan and 25.3 kg in Sri Lanka in 2013.
India has been ranked 103rd within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.