• Most important projects and stakeholders working in this area of public health, including intergovernmental organizations, national government bodies, and non-state actors.

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    Stakeholders & projects
    Organisations: 6Projects: 16
  • A collection of policies and analyses in this area of public health in the WHO European Region.

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    Policy & analysis
    Policy: 12Analysis: 11
  • A reference list of tools and methods to aid in the design, implementation and monitoring of policies in this area of public health.

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    Tools & methods
    Monitoring: 7Policy support: 20
  • Explore related indicators and visualizations, download data in Excel and CSV formats, analyze and share graphics.

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    Indicators & visualizations
    Indicators: 12Visualizations: 38

About the theme

Alcohol intake in the WHO European Region is the highest in the world. WHO supports Member States in collecting information in order to assist them in their efforts to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, and its health and social consequences. This page presents consumption of alcohol, patterns of drinking, health consequences and policy responses in Member States.

Featured indicator

  • Per capita alcohol consumption among people aged ≥ 15 years within a calendar year (Line chart)
  • Pure alcohol consumption, litres per capita, age 15+ (Bar chart)
  • Incidence of alcoholic psychosis per 100 000 (Bar chart)
  • Selected alcohol-related causes, per 100 000 (age-standardized death rate) (Line chart)