Sugar consumption per capita reached 20.4 kg in 2018 in World, according to Faostat. This is 1.34 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in World reached an all time high of 20.4 kg in 2018 and an all time low of 14.5 kg in 1961. When compared to World's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in China amounted to 6.91 kg, 36.6 kg in Germany, 15.7 kg in Japan and 33.0 kg in USA in 2018.
World has been ranked 98th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.