Is there a lot of alcoholism in Finland?

In Finland the heaviest-drinking 20% of the population drink almost 66% of all alcohol. Compared with other countries in the OECD area, Finland has relatively high levels of taxation for all types of alcoholic beverages.

Is alcoholism a problem in Finland?

Total consumption of alcohol in Finland increased up to 2007, and since then has decreased by nearly a fifth. Hazardous alcohol use is nevertheless still common: According to a survey of drinking habits, the alcohol consumption of at least 13% of the population is sufficient to increase their long-term health risks.

What race drinks the most alcohol?

Native Americans have the highest prevalence (12.1 percent) of heavy drinking (i.e., five or more drinks on the same occasion for 5 or more of the past 30 days; followed by Whites (8.3 percent) and Hispanics (6.1 percent).

Who are the heaviest drinkers in the world?

The former Soviet states in eastern Europe are among the world’s heaviest-drinking countries, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), which mapped the total alcohol consumption of people over the age of 15 in litres per capita across the globe.

What profession has the most alcoholics?

Here we display the report’s rankings defined by percent, for individuals who had past-month heavy alcohol use and who were employed full-time:

  • Mining: 17.5.
  • Construction: 16.5.
  • Accommodations and food services: 11.8.
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation: 11.5.
  • Utilities: 10.3.
  • Wholesale Trade: 10.2.
  • Management*: 9.9.
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