Sugar consumption per capita reached 38.8 kg in 2013 in Malaysia, according to Faostat. This is 0.257 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Malaysia reached an all time high of 49.2 kg in 1996 and an all time low of 20.7 kg in 1963. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Cambodia amounted to 16.8 kg, 34.9 kg in Thailand and 8.80 kg in Vietnam in 2013.
Malaysia has been ranked 18th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.