Sugar consumption per capita reached 8.90 kg in 2013 in Tanzania, according to Faostat. This is 1.14 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Tanzania reached an all time high of 9.57 kg in 1972 and an all time low of 3.42 kg in 1990. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Kenya amounted to 14.6 kg, 10.3 kg in Mozambique, 9.40 kg in Uganda and 9.20 kg in Zambia in 2013.
Tanzania has been ranked 138th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.