Sugar consumption per capita reached 41.7 kg in 2018 in Austria, according to Faostat. This is 1.68 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in Austria reached an all time high of 43.6 kg in 2016 and an all time low of 32.4 kg in 1969. When compared to Austria's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Germany amounted to 36.6 kg, 19.0 kg in Hungary, 31.3 kg in Italy and 44.3 kg in Switzerland in 2018.
Austria has been ranked 15th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.