OECD data shows Lithuania had the highest alcohol consumption, followed by Austria, Estonia, and the Czech Republic
In their latest report, the OECD showed in which countries people consumed the most alcohol for 2013, and compared it to the amount people consumed back in 2000.
According to their data, Lithuania reported the highest consumption of alcohol at around 14 liters per capita per year. It was followed closely by Austria, Estonia, and the Czech Republic, with each around 11-12 liters per capita. Some countries limit their consumption of alcohol due to religious or cultural reasons.
In most countries people consumed less alcohol in 2013 than in 2000. However, consumption in countries like Lithuania, Poland, and Russia actually rose over that time period.
“OECD analysis based on individual-level data show that hazardous drinking and heavy episodic drinking are on the rise in young people and women especially. Men of low socioeconomic…
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