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Culture Stats: compare key data on Canada & Germany

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STAT Canada Germany HISTORY
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 9.77
Ranked 48th.
12.81
Ranked 23th. 31% more than Canada
Food and drink > Beer consumption 2.31 billion L
Ranked 12th.
8.79 billion L
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Canada
Food and drink > Cheese consumption per capita per year 12.3 kg
Ranked 15th.
22.9 kg
Ranked 4th. 86% more than Canada
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date June 1, 1967 November 22, 1971
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location Richmond, British Columbia Munich
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes See McDonald's Canada First outlet in West Germany : outlets in the former East Germany opened in 1991. See McDonald's Germany
Happy Planet Index 39.4
Ranked 89th.
47.2
Ranked 46th. 20% more than Canada

Hobbies > Homebrewing legality Legal in most Canadian provinces. Liquor laws are regulated provincially, while the federal government has laws about taxation and importation of beer, wine and other liquors. Legal . 200 litres of beer per household per year may be produced without taxation, but notification of the local customs office is necessary. Larger quantities are taxed according to law.
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Negative view of China 59%
Ranked 7th.
67%
Ranked 3rd. 14% more than Canada
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws Bans all anti-gay discrimination, including hate speech All
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal since 1969 (Age of consent discrepancy, prohibition of anal intercourse in some cases) UN decl. sign. Legal since 1969 (since 1968 in East Germany ) UN decl. sign.
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption / Varies by province and territory. / Biological or successive step-child adoption only (full joint adoption proposed)
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage Legal since 2003, Mandatory legal status nationwide since 2005 No (proposed)
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 809
Ranked 64th.
1,045
Ranked 45th. 29% more than Canada
World Heritage Sites 8
Ranked 27th.
35
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Canada
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Positive view of China 29%
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Germany
13%
Ranked 24th.
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered 1,953
Ranked 12th.
1,968
Ranked 21st. 1% more than Canada
Food and drink > Milk consumption per capita 206.83 kg
Ranked 30th.
247.24 kg
Ranked 17th. 20% more than Canada
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Notes First restaurant in Calgary . Struggled to reach 12 stores by 1995. 90 outlets by 2012.
Pets > Animal cropping (legal status) Banned in Manitoba (1), Newfoundland and Labrador (2), New Brunswick (3), Nova Scotia (4), and Prince Edward Island. Banned
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 4.1
Ranked 28th.
6.22
Ranked 7th. 52% more than Canada
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Neutral view of China 12%
Ranked 19th.
20%
Ranked 11th. 67% more than Canada
Food and drink > Honey consumption 29,000 metric tons
Ranked 11th.
89,000 metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Canada
Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 7.8
Ranked 40th.
11.99
Ranked 7th. 54% more than Canada
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Net sentiment towards China -30%
Ranked 19th.
-54%
Ranked 24th. 80% more than Canada
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 2
Ranked 62nd. Twice as much as Germany
1
Ranked 94th.
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits 2.1
Ranked 56th.
2.3
Ranked 51st. 10% more than Canada
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine 1.5
Ranked 44th.
3.15
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Canada
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks 0.0
Ranked 187th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources 7.77
Ranked 51st.
11.81
Ranked 13th. 52% more than Canada
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Owner or major operator Yum Restaurants International (Canada) KFC GB Ltd

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.; Wikipedia: Cheese (Total cheese consumption per capita per year) ("Total and Retail Cheese Consumption – Kilograms per Capita" . Canadian Dairy Information Centre . Retrieved 2013-05-20 ., , Cidilait, ''Le fromage'', Cheese Consumption Continues to Rise); Wikipedia: List of countries with McDonald's restaurants (Countries and territories with a McDonald's outlet); http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/; Wikipedia: Homebrewing (Legality); Wikipedia: Sinophobia (Region-based Sinophobia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Australasia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (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); http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/country-rating-poll.pdf, June 2014. p. 37.; Wikipedia: List of countries with KFC franchises (Africa); Wikipedia: List of countries by milk consumption per capita ("Countries by milk consumption per capita" . "Countries by consumptions per capita" .); Wikipedia: Cropping (animal) (Status by country); Wikipedia: Beekeeping (World honey production and consumption); World Health Organization. Source tables; 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. ; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff. ; Wikipedia: List of countries with KFC franchises (Asia)

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