Sugar consumption per capita reached 49.2 kg in 2018 in Jamaica, according to Faostat. This is 0.526 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Jamaica reached an all time high of 50.8 kg in 1980 and an all time low of kg in. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Cuba amounted to 51.0 kg, 37.4 kg in Dominican Republic and 17.4 kg in Haiti in 2018.
Jamaica has been ranked 4th 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.