Sugar consumption per capita reached 39.9 kg in 2013 in Jordan, according to Faostat. This is 1.27 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Jordan reached an all time high of 44.9 kg in 2006 and an all time low of 19.4 kg in 1964. When compared to Jordan's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Iraq amounted to 16.5 kg, 25.5 kg in Israel and 29.7 kg in Saudi Arabia in 2013.
Jordan has been ranked 15th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.