Sugar consumption per capita reached 27.4 kg in 2013 in USA, according to Faostat. This is 0.366 % 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 26.6 kg in 1985. When compared to USA's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Canada amounted to 28.4 kg, 6.00 kg in China, 15.0 kg in Japan and 35.1 kg in Mexico in 2013.
USA has been ranked 65th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.