India's alcohol intake up by 38% in seven years: Study

India’s alcohol intake up by 38% in seven years: Study

Picture for representation India’s annual alcohol intake increased by 38 per cent between 2010 and 2017, according to a study published Wednesday which found the total volume of alcohol consumed globally per year has risen by 70 per cent since 1990. Published in The Lancet journal, the study of 189 countries’ alcohol intake between 1990-2017 and estimated intake up to 2030 suggests that the world is not on track to achieve targets against harmful alcohol use. Between 2010 and 2017, alcohol consumption in India increased by 38 per cent — from 4.3 to 5.9 litres per adult per year, […]

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