The results of a recent global survey show that drinking alcohol in the UK takes place more frequently than any other country in the world. Specifically, the average Briton gets about 51.1 times in 12 months, meaning that almost every week they drink. This number is 50 times in the US and 48 times in Canada. Chile is the country at the bottom of the ranking with the average number of intoxications per person per year is 16 times.
Professor Adam Winstock, founder of the Global Narcotics Survey, said that although the number of alcoholic drink users has decreased, there is still a danger of abuse of alcoholic beverages. To produce the above results, researchers working in London surveyed a total of 5,400 people from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as more than 120,000 people worldwide in the period from October 29 until December 30 last year. It is known that a total of 36 countries are in the plan of this scale survey.
Beer and alcohol play an important role in British culture and the aforementioned alarming numbers cause national officials to be concerned about people’s health and at the same time offer solutions to reduce bad issues. out by alcohol. In addition to alcoholic beverages, the report also shows that England is also one of the countries with high rates of cocaine use.
A study published not too long ago in The Lancet medical journal shows the fact that alcohol consumption is increasing worldwide. In the period from 1990 to 2017, the total volume of alcohol increased from 21 billion liters to 35.7 billion liters, equivalent to a 70% increase. This rate is particularly strong in low- and middle-income countries, typically in Southeast Asia with a 34% increase over the period 2010 – 2017. Expected from now to 2030, this trend will Continued to be maintained by Europe is no longer considered the place to keep the highest alcohol consumption.