Sugar consumption per capita reached 19.2 kg in 2013 in Peru, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Peru reached an all time high of 36.0 kg in 1976 and an all time low of 12.1 kg in 1995. When compared to Peru's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Bolivia amounted to 23.5 kg, 36.5 kg in Brazil, 42.0 kg in Chile and 22.8 kg in Colombia in 2013.
Peru has been ranked 100th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.