Sugar consumption per capita reached 19.3 kg in 2013 in Philippines, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Philippines reached an all time high of 26.6 kg in 1996 and an all time low of 11.4 kg in 1962. When compared to Philippines's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in China amounted to 6.00 kg, 12.3 kg in Indonesia, 23.8 kg in Taiwan and 8.80 kg in Vietnam in 2013.
Philippines has been ranked 99th 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.