Alcohol consumption is a part of American lifestyle. It cannot be missed in any social occasion. Binge drinking is also common among men and women. However, Europeans are known to be highest consumers of alcohol, compared to Americans. This infographic depicts some interesting facts about alcohol consumption in America.
20% men and women prefer drinking hard liquor, apart from wine and beer.
54% men choose beer as their beverage.
Half the women prefer drinking wine.
Highest amount of alcohol is consumed on the day before thanksgiving, which is known as “Blackout wednesday”.
Individuals aged 55 or more prefer drinking wine.
Binge drinking is more prominent in Kentucky, whereas it is lessin New Jersey.
36% individuals aged 35 and older indulge in binge drinking and those aged 65 and more indulge in frequent binge drinking.
31% Americans abstain from consuming alcohol.
An US individual consumes around 9.44 liters of alcohol in a year.