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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Food and drink Stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed in the form of wine by population above 14 years of age.
  • Alcohol > Legal drinking age: Legal drinking age of African countries.
  • Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year: Alcohol consumption among adults (over 15 years) (litres of pure alcohol per year).
  • Beer consumption: Total national beer consumption (litres).
  • Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date: The date when the first McDonald's outlet opened in each country.
  • 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.
  • Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered: Year in which the first KFC opened in each country. 
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 0.79 2005 166th out of 187
Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 0.02 2005 175th out of 187
Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 0.44 2005 153th out of 187
Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources 0.35 2005 167th out of 187
Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks 0.0 2005 107th out of 187
Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits 0.33 2005 124th out of 187
Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine 0.0 2005 163th out of 187
Alcohol > Legal drinking age 21 2014 3rd out of 33
Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 0.28 2003 157th out of 178
Beer consumption 50 million L 2014 39th out of 40
Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date October 16, 1998 2013
Fast food outlets > KFC > Owner or major operator Cargills Ceylon PLC 2014
Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered 1,995 2014 8th out of 19

Citation

Sri Lanka Culture > Food and drink Profiles (Subcategories)

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