Sugar consumption per capita reached 25.2 kg in 2018 in Latvia, according to Faostat. This is 24.8 % 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 19.3 kg in 2016. When compared to Latvia's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Belarus amounted to 25.6 kg, 18.7 kg in Estonia, 32.0 kg in Lithuania and 37.3 kg in Russia in 2018.
Latvia has been ranked 78th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.