Sugar consumption per capita reached 25.1 kg in 2013 in Italy, according to Faostat. This is 0.397 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Italy reached an all time high of 32.3 kg in 1974 and an all time low of 22.6 kg in 1961. When compared to Italy's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Austria amounted to 37.7 kg, 32.0 kg in France, 17.1 kg in Slovenia and 49.6 kg in Switzerland in 2013.
Italy has been ranked 77th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.