Sugar consumption per capita reached 38.2 kg in 2013 in Latvia, according to Faostat. This is 9.77 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Latvia reached an all time high of 41.1 kg in 2010 and an all time low of 20.3 kg in 2007. When compared to Latvia's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Belarus amounted to 33.0 kg, 33.0 kg in Estonia, 32.1 kg in Lithuania and 41.4 kg in Russia in 2013.
Latvia has been ranked 20th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 57 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.