Sugar consumption per capita reached 29.7 kg in 2013 in Saudi Arabia, according to Faostat. This is 1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Saudi Arabia reached an all time high of 35.4 kg in 1981 and an all time low of 5.97 kg in 1962. When compared to Saudi Arabia's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Iraq amounted to 16.5 kg, 39.9 kg in Jordan, 33.4 kg in United Arab Emirates and 24.9 kg in Yemen in 2013.
Saudi Arabia has been ranked 55th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 16 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.