×
Mauritius

Mauritius Alcohol Stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • Alcohol consumed from > Beer: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of beer, by the population above 14 years of age.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Alcohol consumed from > Wine: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed in the form of wine by population above 14 years of age.
  • Legal drinking age: Legal drinking age of African countries.
  • Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year: Alcohol consumption among adults (over 15 years) (litres of pure alcohol per year).
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 3.72 2005 125th out of 187
Alcohol consumed from > Beer 1.92 2005 76th out of 187
Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 1 2005 117th out of 187
Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources 2.72 2005 114th out of 187
Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks 0.0 2005 171st out of 187
Alcohol consumed from > Spirits 0.39 2005 122nd out of 187
Alcohol consumed from > Wine 0.32 2005 79th out of 187
Legal drinking age 18 2014 27th out of 30
Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 3.03 2003 99th out of 178

SOURCES: 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, 2011. p. 273 ff. ; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation. p. 273 ff. ; http://www.icap.org/Table/MinimumAgeLimitsWorldwide; World Health Organization. Source tables

Citation

"Mauritius Alcohol Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Mauritius/Culture/Food-and-drink/Alcohol

Mauritius Culture > Food and drink > Alcohol Profiles (Subcategories)

Alcohol consumed from 7