Sugar consumption per capita reached 39.6 kg in 2018 in Nicaragua, according to Faostat. This is 2.61 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 40.7 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 20.3 kg in 1991. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Costa Rica amounted to 47.8 kg, 41.1 kg in El Salvador, 41.8 kg in Honduras and 36.8 kg in Mexico in 2018.
Nicaragua has been ranked 21st within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 18 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.