Sugar consumption per capita reached 26.5 kg in 2018 in Sri Lanka, according to Faostat. This is 2.68 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 29.2 kg in 2008 and an all time low of kg in. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in India amounted to 21.0 kg, 42.2 kg in Malaysia, 23.1 kg in Maldives and 0.920 kg in Myanmar in 2018.
Sri Lanka has been ranked 73rd within the group of 156 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.