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Table 2 The total volume of sugar sold from soft drinks, 2015–2018

From: Reductions in sugar sales from soft drinks in the UK from 2015 to 2018

Soft drink categoryTotal sugars (tonnes) sold by soft drink category
2015201620172018
Total volume of sugars sold (t)367,965 (100%)328,685 (100%)305,732 (100%)261,324 (100%)
High-sugar (> 8 g/100 ml)170,541.0 (46%)139,192.3 (42%)127,580.80 (42%)102,553.10 (39%)
Mid-sugar (5–8 g/100 ml)61,273.2 (17%)43,325.3 (13%)30,712.40 (10%)13,948.90 (5%)
Low-sugar (0.1–5 g/100 ml)58,739.3 (16%)72,330.8 (22%)76,015.40 (25%)72,894.40 (28%)
Zero-sugar (< 0.1 g/100 ml)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)
Exempt products77,411.6 (21%)73,836.4 (22%)71,423.10 (23%)71,927.7 (28%)
Bottled water0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)