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People in Iceland consume alcohol less frequently than people in the other Nordics

The European Health Interview Survey (EHIS) suggests that people in Iceland drink less frequently than people in the other Nordic countries.

Iceland has the seventh lowest proportion of people that drink at least once per week, just over 20%. The United Kingdom has the highest proportion of such frequent drinkers, 52.5%. Of the Nordic countries Denmark had the highest proportion of people consuming alcohol this often, just over 51%, which is the third highest rate in this wave of the EHIS. Sweden trails behind, with the eight highest proportion overall, or just under 40%. Finland is close behind with just over 39%. Norway ranks 15th with 33% of it’s population drinking every day or every week.

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