This map shows which type of drink contibutes most to each country's alcohol consumption, by volume of Ethanol.
- Countries in Blue are spirits (usually Vodka)
- Countries in Yellow are beer.
- Countries in Red are wine.
- White is no data/omitted
Interesting to compare with the "Alcohol Belts" ... just because a country is a major wine producer, doesn't necessarily mean that wine is its favourite drink. Spain, for example.
Map was produced using QGIS and Blender.
Source : WHO Global status report on alcohol and health2014. Consumption pattern data from 2010.