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  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually from legally and illegally produced alcohol, by the population above 14 years of age. The consumption of tourists is excluded for countries with more tourists per year than resident population.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of beer, by the population above 14 years of age.
  • Food and drink > Cheese consumption per capita per year: Total per capita cheese consumption in kilograms for each country in 2011.
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date: The date when the first McDonald's outlet opened in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location: City or neighborhood of the first McDonald's in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes: Facts and peculiarities regarding the opening of a McDonald's in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered: Year in which the first KFC opened in each country. 
  • Food and drink > Milk consumption per capita: Milk Consumption per Capita (kg).
  • Happy Planet Index: The Happy Planet Index (HPI) is calculated from three components: Perceived well-being, life expectancy and ecological footprint. A higher value indicates a happier population.
  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws: Anti-discrimination (sexual orientation).

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts: Same-sex sexual activity.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption: Same-sex adoption.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage: Same-sex marriage.

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  • Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year: This list compares the average annual consumption of cigarettes per adult in countries around the world. Ten european countries top the list, all located at the East of the continent, with the exception of Greece. Developed asian countries like China, South Korea and Japan also register high cigarette consumption, while Africa hosts the countries with less consumption.
  • World Heritage Sites: Cultural sites.

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  • Pets > Animal cropping (legal status): The legal status of animal cropping by country. Cropping is the removal of part or all of the external, visible flap of the ear of an animal. It is most commonly performed on dogs.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year: Alcohol consumption among adults (over 15 years) (litres of pure alcohol per year).
  • Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Notes:

    Facts and peculiarities about KFC outlets in each country.  

  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of “unrecorded alcohol” by the population above 14 years of age. The consumption of tourists is excluded for countries with more tourists per year than resident population.
    “Unrecorded alcohol” is not taxed and is outside of governmental control. It includes alcohol that is homemade (legally or illegally), smuggled or obtained through cross-border shopping. Data is collected through investigations and expert judgment.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed in the form of wine by population above 14 years of age.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of “recorded alcohol” by the population above 14 years of age. The consumption of tourists is excluded for countries with more tourists per year than resident population. “Recorded alcohol” is taxed and within governmental control. It excludes alcohol that is homemade (legally or illegally), smuggled or obtained through cross-border shopping.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually from beverages other than wine, beer and spirits, by the population above 14 years of age.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of spirits, by population above 14 years of age (excludes illegally produced spirits).
  • Smoking > Tobacco vending machine legal status: This stat shows the legal status of cigarette vending machines, i.e. where they can be located, their requirements of use and the minimal legal age to purchase from them. Several countries have banned these machines altogether, with examples including France and several eastern European countries, like Estonia, Georgia, Croatia, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania.
  • Pets > Animal cropping ban or restriction date: Indicates since when animal cropping is banned or restricted by law. Cropping is the removal of part or all of the external, visible flap of the ear of an animal. It is most commonly performed on dogs.
STAT Israel United States HISTORY
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 2.89
Ranked 139th.
9.44
Ranked 57th. 3 times more than Israel
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 0.97
Ranked 109th.
4.47
Ranked 23th. 5 times more than Israel
Food and drink > Cheese consumption per capita per year 16.1 kg
Ranked 13th. 7% more than United States
15.1 kg
Ranked 14th.
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date October 14, 1993 May 15, 1940
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location Tel Aviv San Bernardino , California
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes See McDonald's Israel See McDonalds Annual Report
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered 1,993
Ranked 3rd. 2% more than United States
1,952
Ranked 13th.
Food and drink > Milk consumption per capita 178.33 kg
Ranked 38th.
253.8 kg
Ranked 16th. 42% more than Israel
Happy Planet Index 55.2
Ranked 15th. 80% more than United States
30.7
Ranked 114th.

Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws Bans some anti-gay discrimination / No federal protections. Varying protections in 21 states. Included in the federal hate crimes law since 2009. See Matthew Shepard Act
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal since 1963 de facto 1988 de jure UN decl. sign. Legal nationwide since 2003. UN decl. sign. See Lawrence v. Texas
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption / step adoptions prohibited / Single gay persons may adopt, laws on couples vary by state
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage Cannot be performed in the country, but foreign same-sex marriages are recognised / Varies by state, recognized by federal gov't . (Legal in California , Connecticut , Delaware , Hawaii , Illinois , Iowa , Maine , Maryland , Massachusetts , Minnesota , New Hampshire , New Jersey , New Mexico , New York , Rhode Island , Vermont , Washington , Eight Native American Tribal Jurisdictions and the District of Columbia ; recognized in Oregon and Kentucky )
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 1,037
Ranked 49th. 1% more than United States
1,028
Ranked 51st.
World Heritage Sites 7
Ranked 33th.
8
Ranked 24th. 14% more than Israel
Pets > Animal cropping (legal status) Banned Unrestricted (some states, including New York and Vermont, have considered bills to make the practice illegal)
Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 2.47
Ranked 105th.
8.61
Ranked 33th. 3 times more than Israel
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Notes First store in Rishon LeZion . KFC had wanted to open a store earlier but were worried about facing an Arab boycott if they did so. First franchise in Salt Lake City , Utah in 1952
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 0.5
Ranked 141st.
1
Ranked 100th. Twice as much as Israel
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine 0.18
Ranked 90th.
1.36
Ranked 48th. 8 times more than Israel
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources 2.39
Ranked 120th.
8.44
Ranked 43th. 4 times more than Israel
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks 0.04
Ranked 82nd.
0.0
Ranked 128th.
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits 1.3
Ranked 83th.
2.65
Ranked 42nd. 2 times more than Israel
Smoking > Tobacco vending machine legal status Due to be banned on 1 January 2014 url= http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2010-03-19/pdf/2010-6087.pdf|title= Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco to Protect Children and Adolescents|author= |date= 19 March 2011
Pets > Animal cropping ban or restriction date 2000 2003

SOURCES: Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Wikipedia: Cheese (Total cheese consumption per capita per year) ("Total and Retail Cheese Consumption – Kilograms per Capita" . Canadian Dairy Information Centre . Retrieved 2013-05-20 ., , Cidilait, ''Le fromage'', Cheese Consumption Continues to Rise); Wikipedia: List of countries with McDonald's restaurants (Countries and territories with a McDonald's outlet); Wikipedia: List of countries with KFC franchises (Africa); Wikipedia: List of countries by milk consumption per capita ("Countries by milk consumption per capita" . "Countries by consumptions per capita" .); http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/; Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Australasia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Europe); Wikipedia: List of countries by cigarette consumption per capita (List); Wikipedia: Table of World Heritage Sites by country (Table of World Heritage Sites); Wikipedia: Cropping (animal) (Status by country); World Health Organization. Source tables; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff. ; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation. p. 273 ff. ; Wikipedia: Cigarette machine (Tobacco vending machine prevalence by country) ("Japanese smokers to face age test" . BBC . 2008-12-06 . Retrieved 2008-03-07 .)

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