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Consumption of alcohol in America

Did you know …..

what is the alcohol consumption in America ?

According to data published this month by the World Health Organization (WHO), Europe ranks first in consumption “per capita” of alcoholic beverages worldwide, and in the second place is America.

The top positions are occupied for the following countries: Granada 29.9 liters of alcohol per capita annually, Saint Lucia with 24.0 liters, Brazil with 19.6 liters, Chile with 19.2 liters, Argentina with 19.5 liters, Canada with 18.8 liters, and the United States with 18.1 liters.

The countries with the lowest per capita annual consumption of alcohol are: El Salvador with 9.0 liters per year, Honduras with 9.7 liters, Cuba with 12.3 liters, Jamaica with 12.5 liters, Guatemala with 13.9 liters, and Nicaragua with 14.3 liters.

The consumption per gender are :

Argentina : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 19.5 liters (males) and 10.9 (females)

Bolivia : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 14.5 liters (males) and 6.6 (females)

Brazil : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 19.6 liters (males) and 8.9 (females)

Guatemala : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 13.9 liters (males) and 1.7 (females)

Canada : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 18.8 liters (males) and 7.4 (females)

Chile : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 19.2 liters (males) and 9.3 (females)

Colombia : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 15.2 liters (males) and 9.4 (females)

Ecuador : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 18.8 liters (males) and 9.4 (females)

Mexico : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 18.0 liters (males) and 5.7 (females)

Peru : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 18.0 liters (males) and 8.6 (females)

Estados Unidos : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 18.1 liters (males) and 7.8 (females)

Venezuela : the consumption of alcohol per capita is 18.1 liters (males) and 10.7 (females)

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

silueta de un bebedor

silueta de un hombre alcohólico

 

 

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The European Union Alcohol Survey III

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according to a recent survey men are far more likely (84%) to consume alcoholic beverages than women (68%), and those men who drink tend to do so more frequently than women and have more drinks per sitting ?

And did you know that…..

one quarter (25%) of young people aged 15-24 years drink 5 or more drinks once a week compared to just 1 in 10 (11%) people aged 55+ ?.

This survey (EU citizens’ attitudes towards alcohol) has been carried out in the European Union and published in April 2010 in the Eurobarometer 331. It covers the population 15 years and over of the respective nationalities of the European Union Members. (*)

(*) Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Greece, Spain, France,Ireland, Italy, Republic of Cyprus, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta,The Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia,Slovakia, Finland, Sweden, The United Kingdom.

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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The European Union Alcohol Survey I

Did you know that…..

according to a recent survey 76% of EU citizens have consumed alcoholic beverages in the past 12 months ?

24% claim to be abstained.

49% of consumers drink between 1 and 3 times a week and 69% of them usually have 1 or 2 drinks in each session and 10% have 5 drinks or more.

This survey (EU citizens’ attitudes towards alcohol) has been carried out in the European Union and published in April 2010 in the Eurobarometer 331. It covers the population 15 years and over of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member. (*)

(*) Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Greece, Spain, France,Ireland, Italy, Republic of Cyprus, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta,The Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia,Slovakia, Finland, Sweden, The United Kingdom.

((Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

"botellas de alcohol"

 

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