Sugar consumption per capita reached 29.8 kg in 2018 in United Kingdom, according to Faostat. This is 10.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 47.3 kg in 1961 and an all time low of kg in. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Belgium amounted to 47.5 kg, 40.3 kg in France, 36.6 kg in Germany and 34.3 kg in Ireland in 2018.
United Kingdom has been ranked 58th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 12 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.