Sugar consumption per capita reached 10.6 kg in 2018 in Lesotho, according to Faostat. This is 18.1 % more than 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 8.35 kg in 2015. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Botswana amounted to 27.4 kg, 30.5 kg in South Africa, 20.0 kg in Swaziland and 20.7 kg in Zimbabwe in 2018.
Lesotho has been ranked 130th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 14 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.