Sugar consumption per capita reached 35.6 kg in 2018 in Australia, according to Faostat. This is 0.169 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Australia reached an all time high of 49.1 kg in 1961 and an all time low of 34.1 kg in 2011. When compared to Australia's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Indonesia amounted to 18.4 kg, 42.2 kg in Malaysia, 46.4 kg in New Zealand and 9.63 kg in Papua New Guinea in 2018.
Australia has been ranked 37th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.