Sugar consumption per capita reached 23.8 kg in 2013 in Taiwan, according to Faostat. This is 0.422 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Taiwan reached an all time high of 26.8 kg in 1979 and an all time low of 9.66 kg in 1967. When compared to Taiwan's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in China amounted to 6.00 kg, 30.5 kg in Hong Kong and 19.3 kg in Philippines in 2013.
Taiwan has been ranked 81st within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.