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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates 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 > 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 > Notes:

    Facts and peculiarities about KFC outlets in each country.  

  • 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 > 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 > 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.

  • 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 0.54 2005 174th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 0.3 2005 146th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 0.2 2005 172nd out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Legal drinking age 21 2014 2nd out of 33
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date December 21, 1994 2013
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Notes Opened 100th store in 2013. 2014
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Owner or major operator Americana Group 2014
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered 1,975 2014 5th out of 13
Food and drink > Milk consumption per capita 110.1 kg 2007 77th out of 99
Happy Planet Index 28.2 2009 123th out of 143
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Illegal (Penalty: deportation, fines or prison time) 2014
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 583 2014 83th out of 184
Tobacco > Purchase age 18 2014 31st out of 88
Tobacco > Smoking age 18 2014 8th out of 44
World Heritage Sites 1 2014 119th out of 140

Citation

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

United Arab Emirates Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

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