Alcohol consumption across the world is increasing by the day and there is fact to prove that. Historically, alcohol continues to hold an important role in social engagement and bonding for many. Social drinking or moderate alcohol consumption for many is pleasurable and perceived to reduce stress and anxiety.
However, it’s also known that alcohol consumption – especially in excess – is linked to a number of negative outcomes: as a risk factor for diseases and health impacts; crime; road incidents; and for some, alcohol dependence.
A report by the World Health Organization lists the countries of Africa with the heaviest drinkers or consumers of alcohol. The details will interest you.