Sugar consumption per capita reached 46.4 kg in 2018 in New Zealand, according to Faostat. This is 1.36 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sugar consumption per capita in New Zealand reached an all time high of 51.3 kg in 2003 and an all time low of kg in. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Australia amounted to 35.6 kg, 18.4 kg in Indonesia, 42.2 kg in Malaysia and 22.3 kg in Philippines in 2018.
New Zealand has been ranked 7th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of sugar consumption per capita, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sugar contains carbohydrates and as this name implies, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.