Sugar consumption per capita reached 36.5 kg in 2018 in United Arab Emirates, according to Faostat. This is 15.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in United Arab Emirates reached an all time high of 41.8 kg in 1972 and an all time low of 27.8 kg in 1966. When compared to United Arab Emirates's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Oman amounted to 22.6 kg and 30.0 kg in Saudi Arabia in 2018.
United Arab Emirates has been ranked 35th 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.