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Ecuador

Ecuador 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 > 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 > Legal sources: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of “recorded 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. “Recorded alcohol” is taxed and within governmental control. It excludes alcohol that is homemade (legally or illegally), smuggled or obtained through cross-border shopping.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually from beverages other than wine, beer and spirits, by the population above 14 years of age.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of spirits, by population above 14 years of age (excludes illegally produced spirits).
  • 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 > 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 > 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 > 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 couple may jointly petition to adopt a child: Same-sex couple may jointly petition.

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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.
  • 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.

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  • 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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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 9.38 2005 59th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 2.3 2005 64th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 5.37 2005 3rd out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources 4.01 2005 100th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks 0.0 2005 165th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits 1.69 2005 70th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine 0.07 2005 117th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 2.36 2003 107th out of 178
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date October 9, 1997 2013
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Notes First store in Quito . KFC has become the largest fast food chain in Ecuador since opening in 1975, and is one of KFC's largest markets in the region with more than 100 restaurants. 2014
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Owner or major operator Yum! International 2014
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered 1,975 2014 13th out of 18
Food and drink > Milk consumption per capita 91.5 kg 2007 90th out of 99
Happy Planet Index 52.5 2012 23th out of 50
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws Bans some anti-gay discrimination 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > LGBT individual may petition to adopt a child No (constitutional ban) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal since 1997 UN decl. sign. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Recognition of gay relationships Civil unions legal since 2009 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption (Constitutional ban) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex couple may jointly petition to adopt a child No (constitutional ban) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage (Constitutional ban) 2014
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 227 2014 131st out of 184
Tobacco > Purchase age 19 2014 7th out of 88
Tobacco > Smoking age 18 2014 32nd out of 44
Well being > Experienced well-being 5.8 2012 26th out of 50
World Heritage Sites 2 2014 92nd out of 140

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Ecuador Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

Food and drink 13 Sexuality 7
  • Ecuador ranked first for produce > cereal > production amongst Catholic countries in 2001.
  • Ecuador ranked second for fertilizer use > kg per ha of arable land amongst Christian countries in 2007.
  • Ecuador ranked 4th last for arable land > hectares per capita amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2011.

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