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Per Capita






According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, Denmark had the highest proportion of drinkers (97.1 per cent of men and 95.3 per cent of women)

The first age restriction (15 years) on buying alcohol from retail outlets was imposed in 1998. This was raised to 16 years in 2004 and again to 18 years for drinks stronger than 16.5% vol. in 2010.

Denmark is the only Nordic country that doesn't impose a traditional Nordic alcohol policy.

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