Sugar consumption per capita reached 28.3 kg in 2013 in Turkey, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Turkey reached an all time high of 30.1 kg in 1997 and an all time low of 6.10 kg in 1961. When compared to Turkey's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Bulgaria amounted to 23.5 kg, 22.6 kg in Greece, 16.5 kg in Iraq and 26.2 kg in Iran in 2013.
Turkey has been ranked 62nd within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 29 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.