Top 10 wine consumption per capita by country

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There is something funny going on in the southern part of France, also known as the French paradox. Statistics show that people in this part of France live longer than elsewhere, but at the same time they account for world’s largest wine consumption per capita. So should you drink more wine in order to expand your life expectancy? Alcoholics may love this type of logic, but let the same numbers crush the logic. Or not? How about the wine consumption per capita by country compared to the life expectancy? Here’s a list of wine consumption per capita by country. And remember: a glass of wine a day, keeps the doctor away.

Top 10 wine consumption per capita by country

  1. Belgium – 27,3 l / (79,4 yrs)
  2. Greece – 27,5 l / (79,5 yrs)
  3. Austria – 29,2 l / (79,8 yrs)
  4. Denmark – 35,1 l / (78,3 yrs)
  5. Slovenia – 36,4 l / (77,9 yrs)
  6. Switzerland – 38,2 l / (81,07 yrs)
  7. Portugal – 41,8 l / (78,54 yrs)
  8. Italy – 42,2 l (81,77 yrs)
  9. France – 45,7 l / (81,50 yrs)
  10. Luxembourg – 52,5 l / (79,61 yrs)

Source: wine consumption 2010
life expectancy 2011

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