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Table 4 Intake of added or non-milk extrinsic sugars and contribution to energy in selected European countries

From: A review of total & added sugar intakes and dietary sources in Europe

Country Adults Children
Added or NME sugar intake (g/day)-mean ± SD Added sugar contribution to daily energy intake (%)-mean ± SD Added or NME sugar intake (g/day)-mean ± SD Added sugar contribution to daily energy intake (%)-mean ± SD
Adults Female Male Both Female Male Both Girls Boys Both Girls Boys Both
Denmark [24] 43.0 ± 30.2 56.0 ± 44.6 49.0 ± 38.4 8 ± 5.0 8 ± 5.4 8 ± 5.2 53 ± 34.4 67 ± 34.3 60 ± 35.1 11.0 ± 5.0 11.0 ± 5.0 11.0 ± 5.0
France, (retreated from [25]) 41.6 ± 25.6 49.6 ± 38.5 45.4 ± 31.7 8.5 ± 4.5 7.5 ± 5.1 8.0 ± 4.8 50.3 ± 21.8 62.6 ± 29.3 57.1 ± 26.2 12.2 ± 4.12 12.9 ± 4.7 12.5 ± 4.4
Hungary [26] 44.0 ± 26.2 50.2 ± 35.3 46.1 ± 30.7 8.2 ± 4.3 7.0 ± 4.4 7.6 ± 4.4 Not available
Ireland [27, 28] Not available 61,9 ± 3 7,7 Not available 9,4 ± 4,3 Not available 65,7 ± 31,6 Not available 12,4 ± 4,9
Norway [31] 36 ± 30 48 ± 43 42 ± 38 7,4 ± 5,2 7,2 ± 5,7 7,3 ± 5,4 Not available
The Netherlands (retreated from [30]) 68.2 ± 44.3 83. 9 ± 55.9 76 ± 51.3 11.1 ± 6.4 11.3 ± 6.4 11.2 ± 6.6 98.2 ± 21.3 113.7 ± 26.8 106 ± 24.7 17.1 ± 3.5 16.5 ± 3.3 16.8 ± 3.4
United Kingdom [34] 41.6 ± 35.0 62.2 ± 41.8 50.2* 11.1 ± 6.3 11.9 ± 6.0 11.4* 61.5 ± 30.4 74.6 ± 38.6 68.1* 14.8 ± 5.8 15.4 ± 6.1 15.1*
  1. This table reports values as reported in source documents or as re-treated from individual raw date, except for those with an asterisk (*), which combine both gender and have been calculated from the values and sample size for each gender. Contribution to daily energy intake considers energy from alcohol