Sugar consumption per capita reached 21.0 kg in 2018 in India, according to Faostat. This is 6.34 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in India reached an all time high of 21.0 kg in 2018 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 5.73 kg, 6.91 kg in China, 23.9 kg in Pakistan and 26.5 kg in Sri Lanka in 2018.
India has been ranked 94th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 9 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.