Sugar consumption per capita reached 8.80 kg in 2013 in Vietnam, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Vietnam reached an all time high of 12.7 kg in 2004 and an all time low of 3.93 kg in 1961. When compared to Vietnam's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Cambodia amounted to 16.8 kg, 6.00 kg in China, 4.30 kg in Laos and 34.9 kg in Thailand in 2013.
Vietnam has been ranked 139th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 17 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.