Sugar consumption per capita reached 34.3 kg in 2018 in Ireland, according to Faostat. This is 0.580 % 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 33.6 kg, 40.3 kg in France, 29.8 kg in Iceland and 29.8 kg in United Kingdom in 2018.
Ireland has been ranked 41st within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 30 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.