U.S.

per capita food availability
Caloric sweeteners
Dry weight, pounds per capita per year
Year
Cane and beet sugar
Corn sweeteners
Edible syrups
Honey
Total caloric sweeteners
2006
62.3
75.0
.44
1.1
138.9
2005
63.1
77.6
.44
1.0
142.2
2004
61.6
78.7
.44
.89
141.7
2003
60.9
79.1
.44
1.0
141.4
2002
63.2
81.5
.43
1.1
146.2
2001
64.5
81.3
.43
.94
147.1
2000
65.5
81.8
.43
1.1
148.9
1999
66.3
83.5
.43
1.1
151.3
1998
64.9
82.7
.43
.94
149.0
1997
64.9
81.4
.42
.95
147.8
1996
65.2
77.9
.42
.97
144.5
1995
64.9
77.9
.42
.90
144.1
1994
64.4
75.9
.41
.95
141.6
1993
63.8
73.9
.43
1.0
139.2
1992
64.2
70.5
.41
.98
136.1
1991
63.6
68.0
.42
.91
132.9
1990
64.4
66.8
.42
.82
132.5
1989
62.8
64.6
.43
.77
128.5
1988
62.1
66.9
.44
.82
130.2
1987
62.4
65.2
.45
.86
128.9
1986
60.0
62.8
.42
1.0
124.3
1985
62.7
62.2
.41
.88
126.2
1984
66.7
53.8
.40
.91
121.8
1983
70.3
47.6
.40
.99
119.3
1982
73.7
42.7
.40
.90
117.7
1981
79.4
39.1
.40
.84
119.8
1980
83.6
35.3
.44
.82
120.2
1979
89.3
31.8
.39
1.0
122.6
1978
91.4
28.4
.40
1.1
121.3
1977
94.2
27.3
.40
.91
122.8
1976
93.4
25.2
.40
.92
119.9
1975
89.2
23.3
.40
1.0
113.8
1974
95.7
21.2
.40
.70
117.9
1973
100.8
19.7
.50
.90
122.0
1972
102.3
17.8
.50
1.0
121.5
1971
102.1
16.7
.50
.90
120.2
1970
101.8
15.9
.50
1.0
119.1
1969
101.0
15.3
.60
1.00
117.9
1968
99.2
14.8
.70
.90
115.7
1967
98.5
14.2
.50
.90
114.2
1966
97.3
13.9
.70
1.00
112.9
Sugar consumption is total U.S. sugar (cane and beet) deliveries for food and beverages; does not include sugar imported in blends and mixtures. Corn
sweeteners contain estimates of sorgo, maple and sugarcane syrup, edible molasses, and edible refiner's syrup. Calculated from unrounded data.
Source: USDA/Economic Research Service. Last updated Feb. 15, 2007.

9/9/2008

Economic Research Service, USDA

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