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United Kingdom

United Kingdom 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 > Beer consumption: Total national beer consumption (litres).
  • 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.
  • Hobbies > Homebrewing legality: States whether and under which conditions it is legal for individuals to brew beer in their private premises.
  • Sentiments towards other countries > China > Negative view of China: Negative.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws: Anti-discrimination (sexual orientation).

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > LGBT individual may petition to adopt a child: LGBT individual may petition to adopt.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts: Same-sex sexual activity.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Recognition of gay relationships: Recognition of relationships.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption: Same-sex adoption.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage: Same-sex marriage.

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  • 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.

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  • World Heritage Sites per million people: Cultural sites.

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    . Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 13.37 2005 17th out of 187
Food and drink > Beer consumption 4.59 billion L 2014 8th out of 40
Happy Planet Index 47.9 2012 41st out of 50
Hobbies > Homebrewing legality Legal in unlimited quantity for domestic consumption only. Fermented products for sale must include payment of alcohol duty and registration with HM Revenue and Customs . 2014
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Negative view of China 50% 2014 10th out of 25
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws All 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > LGBT individual may petition to adopt a child Yes 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal in England and Wales since 1967 in Scotland since 1981 in Northern Ireland since 1982 UN decl. sign. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Recognition of gay relationships Yes (since 2005) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption Yes (since 2002 in England and Wales, 2009 in Scotland and 2013 in Northern Ireland) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage / ( Since 2013 in England and Wales. Under consideration in Scotland, not in Northern Ireland ) 2014
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 750 2014 73th out of 184
Well being > Experienced well-being 7 2012 9th out of 50
World Heritage Sites 23 2014 8th out of 140
World Heritage Sites per million people 0.364 2014 1st out of 1

SOURCES: Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Per Capita Beer Consumption by Country in 2012, Kirin Holdings Company. Table 3.; http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/; Wikipedia: Homebrewing (Legality); Wikipedia: Sinophobia (Region-based Sinophobia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Australasia); Wikipedia: LGBT adoption (European laws on adoption by same-sex couples); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights in Asia (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Europe); Wikipedia: List of countries by cigarette consumption per capita (List); Wikipedia: Table of World Heritage Sites by country (Table of World Heritage Sites); Wikipedia: Table of World Heritage Sites by country (Table of World Heritage Sites). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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United Kingdom Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

Arts 4 Sexuality 9
Food and drink 14 Smoking 3
Gambling 3 Tobacco 3
Sentiments towards other countries 4