What countries drink the most

In some countries a bottle of beer cost less than a bottle of water...


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Worldwide, adult people consumed 6.2 liters of alcohol per person, according to World Health Organization report. The countries that drink the most alcohol are mostly colder-climate locations. Alcohol laws and religion also play a significant role in consumption.

The country that drinks the most beer is not surprising

The country that consumes the most beer per capita is the Czech Republic with 183 liters per person. This country holds the first position for 25 years in a row.

Guess what? A bottle of beer cost less than a bottle of water. Now, you know one of the reasons.

The country that drinks the most wine will surprise you

According to The Wine Institute and Forbes, in Vatican City one person out of 800 consumes 54 liters of wine per year. That is 70 bottles per person annually.


Top 10 Countries

Here are the top ten countries that consume the most beer, wine and alcohol per capita (liters).



Important Factors


  • On average, a population that consumes 15 liters of alcohol per capita, it is equivalent to 167 bottles of wine (12% alcohol).
  • Beer is the world's most widely consumed alcoholic beverage.
  • Beer is the 3rd most popular drink overall, after water and tea.
  • Beer is one of the world's oldest prepared beverages (9500 BC.)


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