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Laos

Laos Culture Stats

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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 > 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 > 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).
  • 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 > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year: Alcohol consumption among adults (over 15 years) (litres of pure alcohol per year).
  • 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 > Legality of homosexual acts: Same-sex sexual activity.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • 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.
  • Well being > Experienced well-being: Experienced well-being data is collected by the Gallup World Poll, by surveying people on how they feel about the quality of their life on scale from 0 (the worst possible life) to 10 (the best possible life).
  • World Heritage Sites: Cultural sites.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 6.73 2005 82nd out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 1.42 2005 97th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 1 2005 104th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources 5.73 2005 78th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks 0.0 2005 131st out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits 4.35 2005 20th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine 0.03 2005 128th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 6.91 2003 49th out of 178
Happy Planet Index 49.1 2012 38th out of 50
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal 2014
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 435 2014 103th out of 184
Well being > Experienced well-being 5 2012 40th out of 50
World Heritage Sites 2 2014 80th out of 140

Citation

"Laos Culture Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Laos/Culture

Laos Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

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