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Table 4 Per capita sugar intake of South Africa from food balance sheets

From: Evidence to support a food-based dietary guideline on sugar consumption in South Africa

Country Sugar kg/per capita/year Per capita gram per day
USA 67.6 185
UK 36.2 99.2
South Africa 30.7 84.1
Kenya 18.3 50.1
Tanzania 10.4 28.5
Uganda 9.4 25.7
Malawi 8.8 24.1
  1. Source: FAO Food Balance Sheets, 2007.