FAQs

How much added sugars do Aussies and Kiwi's eat ?

Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows the overall mean usual intake of free sugars for Australians (aged 2 years and over) is 60g a day. This equates to 10.9% total energy. Adolescent males had the highest intake of free sugars at 92g a day. The top 10% of male teenagers consumed at least 160g a day.

In New Zealand the overall median usual intake of free sugars for adults is 57g a day. This equates to 11% of total energy.

Subscribe to our e-newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest news and publications from Sugar Nutrition Resource Centre.

Find out more in our Resources section

 

Contact us

Locked Bag 2222
North Ryde NSW 2113 Australia

Quick Links

SUBSCRIBE TO NEWS

Copyright © 2020 Sugar Nutrition Resource Centre. Website design by Marketeam