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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Culture Stats

Definitions

  • 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 > Legal drinking age: Legal drinking age of African countries.
  • Food and drink > Beer consumption: Total national beer consumption (litres).
  • 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 outlets > KFC > Year entered: Year in which the first KFC opened in each country. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tobacco > Purchase age: Purchase age.

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

  • Tobacco > Smoking age: Smoking age.

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

  • 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 0.79 2005 166th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 0.02 2005 175th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 0.44 2005 153th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Legal drinking age 21 2014 3rd out of 33
Food and drink > Beer consumption 50 million L 2014 39th out of 40
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date October 16, 1998 2013
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered 1,995 2014 8th out of 19
Happy Planet Index 49.4 2012 35th out of 50
Pets > Animal cropping (legal status) Unrestricted 2001
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Illegal 2014
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 195 2014 136th out of 184
Tobacco > Purchase age 21 2014 1st out of 88
Tobacco > Smoking age 21 2014 1st out of 44
Well being > Experienced well-being 4.2 2012 49th out of 50
World Heritage Sites 6 2014 34th out of 140

Citation

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

Sri Lanka Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

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