Sugar consumption per capita reached 33.8 kg in 2013 in Nicaragua, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 39.0 kg in 1985 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 47.4 kg, 36.0 kg in El Salvador, 38.1 kg in Honduras and 35.1 kg in Mexico in 2013.
Nicaragua has been ranked 39th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.