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Alcoholic beverages consumption

(g per person per day)

In 2007, alcoholic beverages consumption in Germany was 375 g per person per day. In the ranking by alcoholic beverages consumption including 165 countries, Germany has the 5th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Austria and the Belgium. Compared to Luxembourg which at the top of the ranking with alcoholic beverages consumption of 494 g per person per day in 2007, Germany has 24.09 % percent lower alcoholic beverages consumption.

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What is alcoholic beverages consumption?

i) The food consumption refers to the amount of food available for human consumption as estimated by the FAO Food Balance Sheets. However the actual food consumption may be lower than the quantity shown as food availability depending on the magnitude of wastage and losses of food in the household, e.g. during storage, in preparation and cooking, as plate-waste or quantities fed to domestic animals and pets, thrown or given away. ii) Food consumption per person is the amount of food, in terms of quantity, for each individual in the total population. Figures are shown for food groups. iii)This includes the quantity of each commodity and it's derived products, available for human consumption, during the reference period. Food from milk relates to the quantity of milk, as well as to the fresh milk equivalent of dairy products, except butter.