12% of Hungarians drink sugary beverages daily

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Some 12% of Hungarians consumed sugar-sweetened beverages on a daily basis in 2019, according to data by statistical agency Eurostat.

The EU average stood at 9%.

Among the EU Member States, the share of people who reported that they drank sugar-sweetened beverages at least once a day was highest in Belgium (20%). Well behind Belgium, the second-highest share of people consuming sugary soft drinks daily was reported in Malta, Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Bulgaria (all around 12%).

At the other end of the spectrum, the lowest share was recorded in Estonia (2%), followed by Lithuania, Finland, Latvia, and Romania (around 3%).

Chart by Eurostat.

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