Sugar consumption per capita reached 21.9 kg in 2013 in Portugal, according to Faostat. This is 0.455 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Portugal reached an all time high of 27.5 kg in 1993 and an all time low of 16.3 kg in 1963. When compared to Portugal's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in France amounted to 32.0 kg, 26.3 kg in Ireland, 35.6 kg in Morocco and 21.6 kg in Spain in 2013.
Portugal has been ranked 90th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 14 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.