Sugar consumption per capita reached 33.0 kg in 2018 in USA, according to Faostat. This is 0.273 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in USA reached an all time high of 44.9 kg in 1972 and an all time low of kg in. When compared to USA's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Canada amounted to 33.6 kg, 6.91 kg in China, 15.7 kg in Japan and 36.8 kg in Mexico in 2018.
USA has been ranked 46th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 21 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.