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These African countries are the heaviest drinkers of alcohol

August 13, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Lifestyle, Money Moves

Etsey Atisu

Etsey Atisu | Staff Writer

August 13, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Lifestyle, Money Moves

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South Africa

South Africa leads the list of heaviest drinkers of alcohol in Africa. According to the WHO’s data, South Africa’s drinking population consumes 28.9 litres of pure alcohol – per capita – a year, the fifth-highest consumption rate in the world.

South Africa is considered a beer-drinking nation taking up 56% of all alcohol consumed. This is followed by wine and spirits with an equal 18% share.

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