Sugar consumption per capita reached 31.3 kg in 2018 in Italy, according to Faostat. This is 0.256 % more 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 kg in. When compared to Italy's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Austria amounted to 41.7 kg, 40.3 kg in France, 24.1 kg in Slovenia and 44.3 kg in Switzerland in 2018.
Italy has been ranked 52nd within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 24 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.