April 19, 2014
How the World Gets Drunk in 4 Shocking Charts
Patrick Winn, Global Post
The Associated Press
The Irish and Russians have long suffered under the stereotype that their men drink excessively. And they do. Health experts insist men should enjoy no more than two drinks per day. The average male Irish drinker has four. Russian guys? More than five. But World Health Organization stats show that these aren’t the only nations worthy of hard-drinking reputations. In fact, the WHO data are surprising.