Sugar consumption per capita reached 15.0 kg in 2013 in Japan, according to Faostat. This is 1.32 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Japan reached an all time high of 27.8 kg in 1972 and an all time low of 13.9 kg in 2010. When compared to Japan's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in China amounted to 6.00 kg, 41.4 kg in Russia, 18.5 kg in South Korea and 27.4 kg in USA in 2013.
Japan has been ranked 113th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 9 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.