The world's booziest countries revealed

Publish Date
Thursday, 13 July 2017, 1:38PM
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Here at Radio Hauraki we're not against cracking open a cold one and enjoying a beer with breakfast, hence the creation of Beer & Pie July.

However, when it comes to our ranking in the world when it comes to enjoying the booze, as a country Kiwis don't even break the Top 20. 

Vouchercloud.com has mapped the world's booziest countries based on how much alcohol each person consumes in litres per year.

The top countries are as follows: 

1. Lithuania - 18.2 litres pp
2. Belarus  - 16.4
3. Moldova - 15.9
4. Russia - 13.9
5. Czech Republic - 13.7
5. Romania - 13.7
6. Croatia - 13.6
6. Bulgaria - 13.6
7. Belgium - 13.2
8. Ukraine - 12.8
8. Estonia - 12.8
9. Slovakia - 12.3
9. Hungary - 12.3
9. Latvia - 12.3
9. United Kingdom - 12.3
9. Poland - 12.3
10. South Korea - 11.9 

So where did NZ place? 37th with 10.1 litres consumed per person, per year. 

The Aussies did beat us, placing 26th with 11.2 litres pp! 

Check out the interactive map here.