BRUSSELS, April 20. According to WHO, Europe is the drinking region of the world. European average adult drinks 3 glasses of wine a day, in terms of pure alcohol is 12.5 liters per year.
This amount is 2 times higher than the average consumption of alcohol, reports Kedem.
Among European countries, there are significant differences: Eastern Europe most drinks (14.5 liters per person per year), the south of Europe consumes about 11.2 liters, and the Nordic countries show the lowest in Europe, the result — 10.4 liters.
While in southern Europe alcohol is usually used in conjunction with food — as an aperitif or didzhestiv, and in Northern Europe, the drinking of alcoholic beverages is not always associated with the food, which is much more dangerous to health and public order.