Sugar consumption per capita reached 10.5 kg in 2018 in Zambia, according to Faostat. This is 4.81 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Zambia reached an all time high of 17.3 kg in 1982 and an all time low of 5.52 kg in 1962. When compared to Zambia's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Angola amounted to 11.7 kg, 10.7 kg in Tanzania and 20.7 kg in Zimbabwe in 2018.
Zambia has been ranked 131st within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.