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Canada

Canada Culture Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 9.77 2005 48th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 4.1 2005 28th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 2 2005 62nd out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources 7.77 2005 51st out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks 0.0 2005 187th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits 2.1 2005 56th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine 1.5 2005 44th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 7.8 2003 40th out of 178
Food and drink > Alcohol > Standard drink size 13.6 g 2008 5th out of 17
Food and drink > Beer consumption 2.31 billion L 2014 12th out of 40
Food and drink > Cheese consumption per capita per year 12.3 kg 2011 15th out of 20
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date June 1, 1967 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location Richmond, British Columbia 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes See McDonald's Canada 2012
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Notes First restaurant in Calgary . 2014
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Owner or major operator Yum Restaurants International (Canada) 2014
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered 1,953 2014 12th out of 13
Food and drink > Honey consumption 29,000 metric tons 2005 11th out of 29
Food and drink > Horse meat production 18,000 tonnes 2009 8th out of 15
Food and drink > Milk consumption per capita 206.83 kg 2007 30th out of 99
Happy Planet Index 39.4 2009 89th out of 143
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. 2014
Pets > Animal cropping (legal status) Banned in Manitoba (1), Newfoundland and Labrador (2), New Brunswick (3), Nova Scotia (4), and Prince Edward Island. 2001
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Negative view of China 59% 2014 7th out of 25
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Net sentiment towards China -30% 2014 19th out of 25
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Neutral view of China 12% 2014 19th out of 25
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Positive view of China 29% 2014 18th out of 25
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Allows gays to serve openly in military Since 1992 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws Bans all anti-gay discrimination, including hate speech 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal since 1969 (Age of consent discrepancy, prohibition of anal intercourse in some cases) UN decl. sign. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption / Varies by province and territory. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage Legal since 2003, Mandatory legal status nationwide since 2005 2014
Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old boys 24.1% 2012 15th out of 24
Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old girls 23.9% 2012 7th out of 24
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 809 2014 64th out of 184
World Heritage Sites 8 2014 27th out of 140

SOURCES: Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; 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. ; World Health Organization. Source tables; Wikipedia: Standard drink (Standard drinks as defined by various countries) (ICAP Report 5 - "What is a 'standard drink'". URL: [1] . Accessed on June 19, 2008.); 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); Wikipedia: List of countries with KFC franchises (Africa); Wikipedia: List of countries with KFC franchises (Asia); Wikipedia: Beekeeping (World honey production and consumption); http://www.farminguk.com/news/Argentina-Horse-Meat-world-production-figures._10249.html; Wikipedia: List of countries by milk consumption per capita ("Countries by milk consumption per capita" . "Countries by consumptions per capita" .); http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/; Wikipedia: Homebrewing (Legality); Wikipedia: Cropping (animal) (Status by country); Wikipedia: Sinophobia (Region-based Sinophobia); http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/country-rating-poll.pdf, June 2014. p. 37.; Wikipedia: LGBT rights in Asia (Central Asia); 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: Virginity (Prevalence of sexually experienced 15-year-olds based on self-reports) (Godeau, Emmanuelle; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Vignes, Ce´line; Ross, Jim; Boyce, Will; Todd, Joanna. "Contraceptive Use by 15-Year-Old Students at Their Last Sexual Intercourse Results From 24 Countries" . Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 162 (1) . Retrieved 14 January 2012 ., See here and pages 47-49 for views on what constitutes virginity loss and therefore sexual intercourse or other sexual activity; source discusses how gay and lesbian individuals define virginity loss, and how the majority of researchers and heterosexuals define virginity loss/"technical virginity" by whether or not a person has engaged in penile-vaginal sex. Laura M. Carpenter (2005). Virginity Lost: An Intimate Portrait of First Sexual Experiences . NYU Press . pp. 295 pages. ISBN 0-8147-1652-0 . Retrieved October 9, 2011 . A. Leigh, Jennifer (June 27, 2009). "Male Virginity Myths" . Psychology Today . Retrieved October 9, 2011 ., Bozon, Michael. 'At what age do women and men have their first sexual intercourse? World comparisons and recent trends'. Population and Societies 391 (2003) 1–4.); http://www.nuigalway.ie/hbsc/documents/godeau_2008_contraceptive_use_apam_1621_6673.pdf, Emmanuelle Godeau, Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, Celine Vignes, Jim Ross, Will Boyce, Joanna Todd, ARCH PEDIATR ADOLESC MED/VOL 162 (NO. 1), JAN 2008. p 2.; Wikipedia: List of countries by cigarette consumption per capita (List); Wikipedia: Table of World Heritage Sites by country (Table of World Heritage Sites)

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Canada Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

Food and drink 20 Sexuality 7
Sentiments towards other countries 4