Sugar consumption per capita reached 36.8 kg in 2018 in Mauritania, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Mauritania reached an all time high of 37.7 kg in 2000 and an all time low of 12.0 kg in 1975. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Algeria amounted to 27.4 kg, 9.98 kg in Mali, 34.3 kg in Morocco and 18.1 kg in Senegal in 2018.
Mauritania has been ranked 30th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 15 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.