Hungary has the highest rates of alcoholism in Europe according to a new study by Private Rehab Clinic Delamere.
Using data from the World Population Review, the team crunched the numbers to reveal which European populations have the highest percentage of people suffering from alcohol dependency.
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Taking first place on the list with nearly a quarter (21.2%) of the population revealed to have drinking issues was Hungary.
In 2014, it was revealed that Hungary had an alcohol consumption rate that was twice the amount of any other European country, while a 2020 Hungarian study highlighted that much of the alcoholism issue was due to elderly addicts, rather than the young.
Second place on the list was Belarus, with 18.80% of the population suffering from alcohol addiction. Finally, in third place was Latvia, with 15.50% suffering from alcoholism.
The Top 10 European Countries with the Highest Rates of Alcoholism:
- Hungary – 21.2%
- Belarus – 18.8%
- Latvia – 15.5%
- Poland – 12.8%
- Austria – 12.00%
- Lithuania – 11.00%
- Sweden -11.00%
- Switzerland – 9.50%
- Finland – 9.10%
- UK – 8.70%
Methodology – Taking a seed list of the most popular countries in Europe, we have uncovered which have the highest rate of alcoholism using data gathered from the World Population Review.
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