Sugar consumption per capita reached 26.9 kg in 2013 in Uruguay, according to Faostat. This is 2.89 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Uruguay reached an all time high of 36.9 kg in 1976 and an all time low of 19.5 kg in 2001. When compared to Uruguay's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Argentina amounted to 37.9 kg, 36.5 kg in Brazil, 42.0 kg in Chile and 22.5 kg in Paraguay in 2013.
Uruguay has been ranked 66th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.