However, New Hampshire residents drink by far the most beer per capita of any state — likely due to the state’s unique lack of tax on alcohol. Meanwhile, Utah unsurprisingly drinks the least amount of beer per capita , as the predominantly Mormon state largely abstains from alcohol.
And without further ado, here are the countries that drink the most alcohol per capita: Moldova (17.4 liters per capita) Belarus (17.1) Lithuania (16.2) Russia (14.5) Czech Republic (14.1) Romania (12.9) Serbia (12.9) Australia (12.6)
The DUI arrests per capita in North Dakota are absolutely huge. They don’t drink more than any other state — New Hampshire handily beats them in overall alcohol consumption — but North Dakota residents appear to get arrested a whole lot more for driving while under the influence.
The world’s biggest beer drinkers Czech Republic – 143.3 litres per capita. Namibia – 108. Austria – 106. Germany – 104.2. Poland – 100.8. Ireland – 98.2. Romania – 94.1. Seychelles – 90.
New Hampshire is currently the state with the highest per capita alcohol consumption in the United States . Per capita alcohol consumption has increased since the mid-1990s with beer as the most commonly consumed alcoholic beverage .
The ten states with the highest alcohol consumption per capita (in gallons) are: Nevada (3.46 gallons) North Dakota (3.26 gallons) Montana (3.11 gallons) Vermont (3.08 gallons) Wisconsin (2.98 gallons) Alaska (2.94 gallons) Idaho (2.92 gallons) South Dakota (2.87 gallons)
1. Green Bay, Wis. The heaviest drinking metro area in the heaviest drinking state, Green Bay, Wis., has the highest excessive drinking rate of any U.S. metro area.
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Native Americans have the highest prevalence (12.1 percent) of heavy drinking (i.e., five or more drinks on the same occasion for 5 or more of the past 30 days; followed by Whites (8.3 percent) and Hispanics (6.1 percent).
The former Soviet states in eastern Europe are among the world’s heaviest-drinking countries, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO ), which mapped the total alcohol consumption of people over the age of 15 in litres per capita across the globe.
Men who drank two alcoholic drinks each day over a long period of time were 42 percent less likely to die from heart disease, and 14 percent less likely to die from any cause, the researchers found. The effect remained after factoring out other risk factors including smoking, obesity, age and medical history.
In 2019, Kentucky had the highest per capita consumption of straight whiskey at over 249 9-liter cases per one thousand adults.
Nigerians consumed over 13 liters of alcohol per capita in 2019, making it the leading country in terms of alcohol consumption per capita that year. The Kingdom of Eswatini and South Africa ranked second and third respectively, with just under ten liters per person.