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EU Alcohol consumption 歐盟酒精消耗量

Data source: WHO, Health For All Database- Jun 2007
Map created by CUHK SpatioEpi Group

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Map shows the level of alcohol (expressed as litre of pure alcohol) consumed by adults in European Union (EU) countries in 2003.

The country recording the highest level was Luxembourg, at 18 litres per person annually, followed by the Czech Republic 16.2 litres and Estonia 16 litres.

Many chronic diseases are associated with excessive alcohol intake. Examples included liver, cardiovascular, neurological and gastrointestinal diseases, gout, as well as nutritional deficiencies.