Study Finds Alcohol Consumption Soaring Globally


A new study revealed that globally, alcohol use continues to rise and is expected to keep growing the coming years.

The study found that in the past 27 years, the volume of alcohol consumed annually increased by 70 per cent. 21 billion litres of alcohol was consumed in 1990 and by 2017 the number had risen to 35.5 billion litres.

This is an equivalent increase of 6.5 litres of pure alcohol annually per adult.

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