Sugar consumption per capita reached 17.9 kg in 2018 in Iraq, according to Faostat. This is 2.87 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Iraq reached an all time high of 34.7 kg in 1986 and an all time low of 11.2 kg in 1996. When compared to Iraq's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Iran amounted to 28.0 kg, 34.6 kg in Kuwait and 30.0 kg in Saudi Arabia in 2018.
Iraq has been ranked 106th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.