February 25, 2010 / 3:55 PM / 8 years ago

FACTBOX: Alcohol consumption around the world

(Reuters) - The following table shows trends and levels in alcohol consumption in selected countries, in liters per capita, by people aged 15 years and over:

COUNTRIES

Australia

2003: 9.8

Austria

2003: 11.1

Belgium

2003: 10.7

Canada

2003: 7.8

Czech Republic

2003: 11.9

Denmark

2006: 12.2

Finland

2006: 10.1

France

2003: 13.4

Germany

2006: 10.1

Greece

2003: 9.0

Hungary

2003: 13.2

Iceland

2006: 7.2

Ireland

2006: 13.4

Italy

2003: 8.1

Japan

2006: 7.9

Korea

2003: 8.6

Luxembourg

2003: 15.5

Mexico

2003: 4.6

Netherlands

2003: 9.7

New Zealand

2006: 9.4

Norway

2006: 6.5

Poland

2003: 8.1

Portugal

2003: 11.4

Slovak Republic

2006: 8.6

Spain

2003: 11.7

Sweden

2006: 6.8

Switzerland

2006: 10.2

Turkey

2006: 1.2

United Kingdom

2006: 10.9

United States

2006: 8.1

Sources: Reuters/OECD table 2008:

Writing by David Cutler, editing by Kate Kelland and Sara Ledwith

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