Sugar consumption per capita reached 14.7 kg in 2013 in Lesotho, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Lesotho reached an all time high of 20.5 kg in 1978 and an all time low of 10.4 kg in 1961. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Botswana amounted to 23.8 kg, 30.0 kg in South Africa, 20.4 kg in Swaziland and 21.9 kg in Zimbabwe in 2013.
Lesotho has been ranked 114th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.