Sugar consumption per capita reached 18.1 kg in 2018 in Senegal, according to Faostat. This is 11.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Senegal reached an all time high of 19.2 kg in 1964 and an all time low of 8.95 kg in 1988. When compared to Senegal's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Gambia amounted to 27.9 kg, 12.2 kg in Guinea, 9.98 kg in Mali and 36.8 kg in Mauritania in 2018.
Senegal has been ranked 105th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 22 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.