Sugar consumption per capita reached 34.3 kg in 2013 in Australia, according to Faostat. This is 0.291 % less 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 12.3 kg, 38.8 kg in Malaysia and 45.6 kg in New Zealand in 2013.
Australia has been ranked 34th within the group of 160 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.