Which Country Drinks the Most If You Ignore Abstainers
Earlier this week the
World Health Organisation ranked
Those pesky non-drinkers skew the average slightly, you see. While most of Belarus-the highest consuming nation according to the WHO-drinks, then, it doesn't mean that it drinks as hard as the minority number of soaks in other countries. So The Economist took the WHO data , stripped out the abstainers, and looked at the results afresh.
Turns out that while almost 90 percent of Chad's population don't drink, the 780,000 drinkers it is home to put away almost 34 liters of pure