Thursday, January 16, 2014

India and Whisky

India consumes as much whisky as the rest of the world combined.  It is not surprising that alcohol use is emerging as a new public health problem in India.

Goldman Sachs, via provided this chart:

This other chart on per capita consumption, via digby, is consistent (1.2 billion people * 1.24 litres per person per year ~ 1,400 million litres).