Sugar consumption per capita reached 32.4 kg in 2013 in Mauritania, according to Faostat. This is 0.308 % less than 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 26.5 kg, 9.40 kg in Mali, 35.6 kg in Morocco and 13.6 kg in Senegal in 2013.
Mauritania has been ranked 44th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 11 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.