Since 2010, alcohol consumption in the Russian Federation among citizens over 15 years old has been steadily decreasing, TASS reports.
Health Minister Mikhail Murashko, on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the First Global Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases, said: “Since 2010, alcohol consumption per capita in Russia has decreased by 32% (from 15.8 to 10.8 liters of ethanol). The decline in alcohol and tobacco consumption was particularly significant among adolescents. Tobacco use rates such as smoking prevalence and retail sales of cigarettes and cigarettes have declined by more than 40%. ” Moreover, the level of consumption of vegetables and fruits by Russians increased by 8%. According to the rating compiled by the World Health Organization, most of all alcohol is drunk in Belarus, Lithuania and the island of Grenada.