List of Countries by Alcohol Consumption per Capita

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Annual alcohol consumption per person in all countries

This table shows the consumption of alcohol per capita in all countries in the world, ordered by the highest consumption rate to the lowest. The liters presented refer to pure alcohol (ethanol) consumed through alcoholic beverages, and not the entire drink, which contains other ingredients.

Rank
Country or Area
[source]
Pure alcohol
per capita
(2016) (Litres)
[source]
1Estonia16.9
2Lithuania15.0
3Czechia14.3
4Seychelles13.8
5Germany13.4
5Nigeria13.4
7Ireland13.0
7Luxembourg13.0
7Republic of Moldova13.0
10Latvia12.9
11Bulgaria12.7
12France12.6
12Romania12.6
12Slovenia12.6
15Portugal12.3
16Belgium12.1
17Russian Federation11.7
18Austria11.6
18Poland11.6
20Switzerland11.5
20Gabon11.5
20Slovakia11.5
23United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland11.4
23Hungary11.4
25Andorra11.3
25Equatorial Guinea11.3
27Belarus11.2
28Serbia11.1
29Cyprus10.8
29Uruguay10.8
31Finland10.7
31New Zealand10.7
33Australia10.6
33Cook Islands10.6
35Denmark10.4
35Greece10.4
35Lao People's Democratic Republic10.4
38Republic of Korea10.2
39Spain10.0
40Saint Lucia9.9
40Eswatini9.9
42Argentina9.8
42Georgia9.8
42Namibia9.8
42United States of America9.8
46Barbados9.6
47Uganda9.5
48Saint Kitts and Nevis9.4
48United Republic of Tanzania9.4
50Chile9.3
50Grenada9.3
50South Africa9.3
53Sweden9.2
54Iceland9.1
55Rwanda9.0
56Canada8.9
56Cameroon8.9
56Croatia8.9
59Netherlands8.7
60Ukraine8.6
61Botswana8.4
61Côte d’Ivoire8.4
61Trinidad and Tobago8.4
64Thailand8.3
64Viet Nam8.3
66Burkina Faso8.2
66Dominica8.2
66Saint Vincent and the Grenadines8.2
69North Macedonia8.1
69Malta8.1
71Japan8.0
71Montenegro8.0
73Panama7.9
74Brazil7.8
74Congo7.8
76Kazakhstan7.7
77Albania7.5
77Burundi7.5
77Italy7.5
77Norway7.5
81Mongolia7.4
82China7.2
82Paraguay7.2
84Antigua and Barbuda7.0
84Niue7.0
86Dominican Republic6.9
87Sao Tome and Principe6.8
88Belize6.7
88Cambodia6.7
90Philippines6.6
91Mexico6.5
92Angola6.4
92Bosnia and Herzegovina6.4
94Guyana6.3
94Peru6.3
96Kyrgyzstan6.2
97Cuba6.1
98Nauru6.0
99Colombia5.8
99Haiti5.8
99Liberia5.8
102Cabo Verde5.7
102India5.7
102Sierra Leone5.7
105Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)5.6
106Armenia5.5
107Turkmenistan5.4
108Nicaragua5.2
109Suriname5.1
110Lesotho5.0
111Bolivia (Plurinational State of)4.8
111Costa Rica4.8
111Guinea-Bissau4.8
111Myanmar4.8
111Zambia4.8
111Zimbabwe4.8
117Bahamas4.4
117Ecuador4.4
119Sri Lanka4.3
120Jamaica4.2
121Honduras4.0
122Democratic People's Republic of Korea3.9
123United Arab Emirates3.8
123Gambia3.8
123Israel3.8
126Malawi3.7
126El Salvador3.7
128Mauritius3.6
129Kenya3.4
130Central African Republic3.3
130Tajikistan3.3
132Togo3.1
133Benin3.0
133Fiji3.0
135Ethiopia2.8
136Ghana2.7
136Maldives2.7
136Uzbekistan2.7
139Democratic Republic of the Congo2.6
140Micronesia (Federated States of)2.5
140Samoa2.5
142Guatemala2.4
142Mozambique2.4
144Timor-Leste2.1
145Nepal2.0
145Qatar2.0
145Singapore2.0
145Turkey2.0
149Bahrain1.9
149Madagascar1.9
149Tunisia1.9
152Tuvalu1.7
153Lebanon1.5
153Chad1.5
153Tonga1.5
156Solomon Islands1.4
157Eritrea1.3
157Guinea1.3
157Mali1.3
160Papua New Guinea1.2
161Iran (Islamic Republic of)1.0
161Vanuatu1.0
163Algeria0.9
163Comoros0.9
163Malaysia0.9
166Azerbaijan0.8
166Indonesia0.8
166Oman0.8
169Jordan0.7
169Senegal0.7
171Bhutan0.6
171Morocco0.6
173Djibouti0.5
173Niger0.5
173Sudan0.5
176Brunei Darussalam0.4
176Egypt0.4
176Iraq0.4
176Kiribati0.4
180Pakistan0.3
180Syrian Arab Republic0.3
182Afghanistan0.2
182Saudi Arabia0.2
184Yemen0.1
185Bangladesh0.0
185Kuwait0.0
185Libya0.0
185Mauritania0.0
185Somalia0.0