Sugar consumption per capita reached 4.30 kg in 2013 in Laos, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Laos reached an all time high of 4.50 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 0.420 kg in 1980. When compared to Laos's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Cambodia amounted to 16.8 kg, 6.00 kg in China, 34.9 kg in Thailand and 8.80 kg in Vietnam in 2013.
Laos has been ranked 156th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.