Sugar consumption per capita reached 26.3 kg in 2013 in Ireland, according to Faostat. This is 2.23 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Ireland reached an all time high of 51.0 kg in 1968 and an all time low of 25.6 kg in 2005. When compared to Ireland's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Canada amounted to 28.4 kg, 32.0 kg in France, 34.1 kg in Iceland and 34.1 kg in United Kingdom in 2013.
Ireland has been ranked 69th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 17 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.