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Syria

Syria 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 > 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 > Legal drinking age: Legal drinking age of African countries.
  • 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 > Owner or major operator: Name of the company that operates KFC franchises in each country. It should be noted that some countries, such as France, Great Britain, and Germany are operated by Yum! International, an offshoot of the Yum! Corporation, which owns KFC. Other countries are operated by separate corporations such as the Americana Group, which controls KFC franchises in nearly all Middle Eastern countries.
  • 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 > 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 1.43 2005 155th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 0.04 2005 172nd out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 0.3 2005 162nd out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine 0.32 2005 78th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Legal drinking age 18 2014 16th out of 33
Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 0.49 2003 146th out of 178
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Owner or major operator Americana Group 2014
Food and drink > Milk consumption per capita 111.43 kg 2007 76th out of 99
Happy Planet Index 47.1 2012 47th out of 50
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Illegal (Penalty: prison sentence up to 3 years) 2014
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 1,013 2014 52nd out of 184
Tobacco > Purchase age 18 2014 43th out of 88
Tobacco > Smoking age 18 2014 18th out of 44
Well being > Experienced well-being 4.1 2012 50th out of 50
World Heritage Sites 6 2014 41st out of 140

Citation

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

Syria Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

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