Sugar consumption per capita reached 18.6 kg in 2013 in World, according to Faostat. This is 0.541 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in World reached an all time high of 18.8 kg in 1987 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 6.00 kg, 34.6 kg in Germany, 15.0 kg in Japan and 27.4 kg in USA in 2013.
World has been ranked 101st within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.