Sugar consumption per capita reached 45.6 kg in 2013 in New Zealand, according to Faostat. This is 2.15 % less 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 37.0 kg in 1964. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, sugar consumption per capita in Australia amounted to 34.3 kg, 12.3 kg in Indonesia, 38.8 kg in Malaysia and 19.3 kg in Philippines in 2013.
New Zealand has been ranked 6th within the group of 160 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.