Sugar consumption per capita reached 15.8 kg in 2018 in Kenya, according to Faostat. This is 7.34 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Kenya reached an all time high of 24.3 kg in 1986 and an all time low of 11.3 kg in 1976. When compared to Kenya's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Ethiopia amounted to 8.04 kg, 10.7 kg in Tanzania and 11.1 kg in Uganda in 2018.
Kenya has been ranked 112th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.