Sugar consumption per capita reached 8.70 kg in 2013 in Nigeria, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Nigeria reached an all time high of 10.0 kg in 1981 and an all time low of 0.800 kg in 1964. When compared to Nigeria's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Benin amounted to 4.50 kg, 8.90 kg in Cameroon, 8.60 kg in Chad and 4.50 kg in Niger in 2013.
Nigeria has been ranked 141st within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.