Alcohol Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita

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This list ranks countries by their annual beer consumption per capita. The Irish and Germans may think they're the heaviest drinkers, but they're not. That honor goes to the Czechs. Beer is the most popular, widely consumed alcoholic beverage in the world, and third most popular beverage overall behind water and tea - meaning there are lots of biggest beer drinking countries. Beer may also be the oldest alcoholic beverage, with references to it found within some of humanities earliest known writings. Countries with high consumption of beer per capita likely have a culture that has been making brew for a long time. 

What countries drink the most beer? What's the average beer consumption of the country you're from? Today, regional beers are distributed and enjoyed world wide... And judging from this list, some countries enjoy their beer more than others, landing them a spot on this list of beer drinking countries.
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Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 158.6 litres

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Ireland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 131.1 litres

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 110 litres

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Austria is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 108.3 litres

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Oceania - Total consumption per person: 104.7 litres

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United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
United Kingdom Florida, USA - Total consumption per person: 99 litres

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Poland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Poland Maine, USA - Total consumption per person: 95 litres

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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 89.9 litres

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Finland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 85 litres

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Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Luxembourg Wallonia, Belgium - Total consumption per person: 84.4 litres

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Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 84.1 litres

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 83.8 litres

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Americas - Total consumption per person: 81.6 litres

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Croatia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 81.2 litres

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Belgium is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 81 litres

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Estonia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 80 litres

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Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Kingdom of the Netherlands - Total consumption per person: 77 litres

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Lithuania is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 76 litres

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Oceania - Total consumption per person: 75.5 litres

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Hungary is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 75.3 litres

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Canada is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Americas - Total consumption per person: 68.3 litres

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Latvia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 68 litres

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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Africa - Total consumption per person: 60 litres

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 59.6 litres

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Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 59.5 litres

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Russia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Eurasia - Total consumption per person: 58.9 litres

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Venezuela is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Americas - Total consumption per person: 58.6 litres

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Romania is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 58.2 litres

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Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 58.1 litres

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 57.3 litres

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Gabon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Africa - Total consumption per person: 55.8 litres

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Norway is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 55.5 litres

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Americas - Total consumption per person: 51.8 litres

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Europe - Total consumption per person: 51.5 litres

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Asia - Total consumption per person: 51.3 litres

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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Americas - Total consumption per person: 47.6 litres

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Argentina is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Americas - Total consumption per person: 43.2 litres

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Namibia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Africa - Total consumption per person: 40 litres

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South Korea is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Asia - Total consumption per person: 38.5 litres

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Colombia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Americas - Total consumption per person: 36.8 litres

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China is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Asia - Total consumption per person: 30 litres

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Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Asia - Total consumption per person: 19 litres

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Kenya is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Africa - Total consumption per person: 12 litres

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Uzbekistan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Asia - Total consumption per person: 11 litres

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Tanzania is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Africa - Total consumption per person: 8.4 litres

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Uganda is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Africa - Total consumption per person: 6 litres

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Sri Lanka is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Asia - Total consumption per person: 2.45 litres

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India is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Highest Beer Consumption Per Capita
Asia - Total consumption per person: 1.3 litres