Sugar consumption per capita reached 24.2 kg in 2018 in Portugal, according to Faostat. This is 0.207 % more 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 kg in. When compared to Portugal's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in France amounted to 40.3 kg, 34.3 kg in Ireland, 34.3 kg in Morocco and 32.1 kg in Spain in 2018.
Portugal has been ranked 84th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.