Alcohol use disorder prevalence

per 100,000 people, 1990–2016

Info Edit
    1990 Ranking
    1. Lithuania 4,973.87
    2. Russia 4,765.01
    3. Estonia 4,531.96
    4. Latvia 4,194.87
    5. Ukraine 4,163.37
    6. Belarus 3,925.91
    7. Greenland 3,482.83
    8. Moldova 3,224.89
    9. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,897.98
    10. El Salvador 2,547.96
    11. Guatemala 2,344.72
    12. Kyrgyzstan 2,332.07
    13. Hungary 2,319.64
    14. Chile 2,311.83
    15. Finland 2,303.58
    16. Germany 2,264.54
    17. Brazil 2,260.46
    18. United States 2,238.72
    19. Antigua and Barbuda 2,216.28
    20. Azerbaijan 2,164.22
    21. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 2,162.39
    22. Slovakia 2,137.21
    23. South Korea 2,127.73
    24. Norway 2,065.50
    25. Bahamas 2,039.56
    26. Slovenia 1,999.40
    27. Croatia 1,983.91
    28. Puerto Rico 1,946.79
    29. Romania 1,933.83
    30. Paraguay 1,836.29
    31. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 1,811.30
    32. Poland 1,797.70
    33. Sweden 1,768.88
    34. Scotland 1,765.31
    35. Armenia 1,754.40
    36. Austria 1,749.67
    37. Argentina 1,748.52
    38. Serbia 1,744.31
    39. Bulgaria 1,731.30
    40. Dominica 1,714.95
    41. Kazakhstan 1,695.79
    42. Guyana 1,684.52
    43. Georgia 1,658.52
    44. Ecuador 1,634.00
    45. Bhutan 1,611.70
    46. New Zealand 1,604.98
    47. Saint Lucia 1,604.15
    48. Rwanda 1,588.76
    49. Montenegro 1,584.13
    50. Ireland 1,583.39
    51. Mongolia 1,576.04
    52. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1,571.99
    53. Cuba 1,567.64
    54. Suriname 1,555.95
    55. Turkmenistan 1,543.13
    56. Barbados 1,536.12
    57. Ethiopia 1,525.26
    58. Canada 1,523.40
    59. Denmark 1,521.80
    60. Bermuda 1,521.72
    61. Luxembourg 1,475.26
    62. Equatorial Guinea 1,454.20
    63. Czech Republic 1,448.88
    64. Albania 1,438.64
    65. Trinidad and Tobago 1,432.88
    66. Nicaragua 1,429.93
    67. France 1,428.38
    68. Haiti 1,414.93
    69. South Africa 1,402.21
    70. Grenada 1,401.74
    71. Switzerland 1,382.75
    72. Peru 1,380.52
    73. Gabon 1,374.53
    74. Dominican Republic 1,368.84
    75. Colombia 1,364.61
    76. Tajikistan 1,348.77
    77. Mexico 1,335.38
    78. Bolivia 1,325.90
    79. Uzbekistan 1,319.79
    80. Congo (Brazzaville) 1,308.99
    81. Botswana 1,289.48
    82. Belize 1,274.24
    83. Australia 1,272.73
    84. Costa Rica 1,256.17
    85. Central African Republic 1,256.16
    86. Burundi 1,256.13
    87. Namibia 1,255.03
    88. Venezuela 1,227.40
    89. India 1,226.56
    90. United Kingdom 1,224.90
    91. Belgium 1,222.90
    92. Vietnam 1,219.59
    93. Lesotho 1,217.59
    94. Honduras 1,209.28
    95. Panama 1,208.30
    96. Jamaica 1,197.56
    97. Swaziland 1,196.64
    98. England 1,185.54
    99. Somalia 1,183.43
    100. Wales 1,175.49
    101. Comoros 1,167.35
    102. Eritrea 1,166.08
    103. Northern Mariana Islands 1,159.38
    104. Djibouti 1,156.96
    105. Zimbabwe 1,156.28
    106. Madagascar 1,155.17
    107. Tanzania 1,152.93
    108. Congo (Kinshasa) 1,152.36
    109. Malawi 1,146.16
    110. Zambia 1,140.71
    111. Mauritius 1,140.08
    112. Angola 1,130.89
    113. Iceland 1,121.22
    114. Andorra 1,112.41
    115. Bangladesh 1,102.82
    116. Pakistan 1,097.00
    117. South Sudan 1,090.74
    118. Nepal 1,070.52
    119. Mozambique 1,060.20
    120. Portugal 1,053.77
    121. Ivory Coast 1,010.92
    122. Taiwan 1,005.98
    123. China 999.02
    124. Guinea Bissau 990.11
    125. Greece 989.90
    126. Malta 983.67
    127. Cameroon 962.82
    128. Cyprus 954.79
    129. Mauritania 951.30
    130. Sierra Leone 945.19
    131. Togo 938.86
    132. Guinea 938.24
    133. Ghana 933.15
    134. Nigeria 931.67
    135. Benin 928.42
    136. Guam 926.56
    137. Uganda 922.84
    138. North Korea 907.38
    139. Liberia 900.83
    140. Gambia 899.80
    141. Chad 887.73
    142. Cape Verde 887.60
    143. Burkina Faso 887.45
    144. Senegal 887.01
    145. Niger 884.26
    146. Philippines 882.55
    147. Saint Thomas and Principe 870.23
    148. Mali 851.90
    149. Uruguay 830.57
    150. Spain 812.14
    151. Netherlands 811.09
    152. Qatar 795.56
    153. Kenya 791.93
    154. Turkey 791.44
    155. Northern Ireland 770.86
    156. Brunei 760.05
    157. Thailand 749.65
    158. American Samoa 745.11
    159. Sri Lanka 743.27
    160. United Arab Emirates 728.52
    161. Bahrain 727.14
    162. Seychelles 719.97
    163. Burma (Myanmar) 713.60
    164. Fiji 707.31
    165. Papua New Guinea 698.08
    166. Marshall Islands 689.77
    167. Cambodia 667.02
    168. Kiribati 660.75
    169. Micronesia 659.35
    170. Vanuatu 656.92
    171. Laos 656.90
    172. Timor Leste 655.26
    173. Tonga 652.69
    174. Samoa 646.68
    175. Solomon Islands 639.20
    176. Lebanon 604.64
    177. Malaysia 601.80
    178. Kuwait 579.92
    179. Israel 543.84
    180. Maldives 541.62
    181. Japan 519.34
    182. Singapore 513.43
    183. Libya 509.52
    184. Tunisia 504.28
    185. Saudi Arabia 496.13
    186. Sudan 491.60
    187. Oman 491.31
    188. Indonesia 486.90
    189. Egypt 481.98
    190. Algeria 479.90
    191. Italy 468.88
    192. Afghanistan 468.13
    193. Iraq 453.40
    194. Jordan 450.74
    195. West Bank and Gaza 436.49
    196. Yemen 415.32
    197. Morocco 401.10
    198. Syria 400.06
    199. Iran 380.18
    2016 Ranking
    1. Russia 5,029.61
    2. Ukraine 4,493.59
    3. Belarus 4,417.91
    4. Estonia 4,227.97
    5. Moldova 3,874.56
    6. Latvia 3,821.74
    7. Lithuania 3,811.08
    8. Mongolia 3,465.14
    9. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,061.54
    10. Greenland 3,012.53
    11. Brazil 2,885.64
    12. Azerbaijan 2,651.73
    13. Finland 2,638.30
    14. Kazakhstan 2,560.02
    15. El Salvador 2,496.68
    16. Bhutan 2,484.15
    17. Kyrgyzstan 2,438.64
    18. Slovakia 2,385.91
    19. Paraguay 2,333.13
    20. Chile 2,322.57
    21. Guatemala 2,275.93
    22. Slovenia 2,168.56
    23. South Korea 2,117.83
    24. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 2,079.50
    25. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 2,075.05
    26. Poland 2,057.18
    27. Turkmenistan 2,009.97
    28. Antigua and Barbuda 1,984.02
    29. United States 1,983.28
    30. Hungary 1,964.30
    31. Croatia 1,960.96
    32. Scotland 1,953.86
    33. Rwanda 1,942.36
    34. Bahamas 1,910.62
    35. Serbia 1,863.34
    36. Cuba 1,838.51
    37. Nicaragua 1,816.66
    38. Ethiopia 1,814.45
    39. Ireland 1,813.83
    40. Colombia 1,802.04
    41. Dominica 1,791.86
    42. Germany 1,769.71
    43. Grenada 1,768.45
    44. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1,767.21
    45. Austria 1,760.28
    46. Georgia 1,755.29
    47. Saint Lucia 1,751.14
    48. Denmark 1,746.90
    49. Puerto Rico 1,745.69
    50. Guyana 1,739.34
    51. Armenia 1,735.87
    52. Trinidad and Tobago 1,707.21
    53. Tajikistan 1,701.05
    54. Bulgaria 1,688.81
    55. Argentina 1,678.26
    56. Montenegro 1,676.97
    57. Albania 1,662.19
    58. Uzbekistan 1,654.17
    59. Suriname 1,647.73
    60. Vietnam 1,643.58
    61. Czech Republic 1,629.40
    62. Botswana 1,602.15
    63. New Zealand 1,589.46
    64. Romania 1,587.40
    65. South Africa 1,585.71
    66. Norway 1,583.06
    67. Belize 1,576.86
    68. Mexico 1,552.22
    69. Haiti 1,546.33
    70. Honduras 1,529.26
    71. Ecuador 1,524.87
    72. Bermuda 1,514.50
    73. Canada 1,486.16
    74. Lesotho 1,485.41
    75. Sweden 1,484.18
    76. Barbados 1,476.30
    77. Bangladesh 1,471.78
    78. Dominican Republic 1,466.84
    79. Namibia 1,448.19
    80. Jamaica 1,434.39
    81. Swaziland 1,424.97
    82. Costa Rica 1,420.91
    83. Pakistan 1,407.70
    84. Venezuela 1,394.07
    85. Bolivia 1,374.03
    86. Panama 1,372.90
    87. Equatorial Guinea 1,371.44
    88. Zimbabwe 1,366.94
    89. Peru 1,363.42
    90. Gabon 1,357.73
    91. Luxembourg 1,353.39
    92. France 1,346.35
    93. Nepal 1,332.97
    94. Djibouti 1,331.47
    95. Comoros 1,323.27
    96. Zambia 1,305.62
    97. Eritrea 1,298.73
    98. United Kingdom 1,298.30
    99. Australia 1,294.68
    100. Central African Republic 1,274.94
    101. Wales 1,252.30
    102. Belgium 1,248.10
    103. Switzerland 1,246.98
    104. England 1,246.07
    105. Burundi 1,245.39
    106. Madagascar 1,240.60
    107. Taiwan 1,232.12
    108. Tanzania 1,228.50
    109. Congo (Brazzaville) 1,214.44
    110. Malawi 1,212.82
    111. China 1,211.47
    112. Northern Mariana Islands 1,182.87
    113. Cape Verde 1,181.27
    114. Somalia 1,181.10
    115. India 1,180.25
    116. Mozambique 1,177.50
    117. Iceland 1,172.24
    118. South Sudan 1,142.07
    119. Mauritius 1,131.92
    120. Congo (Kinshasa) 1,104.46
    121. Cyprus 1,099.62
    122. Angola 1,099.37
    123. Cameroon 1,069.43
    124. Andorra 1,061.45
    125. Ghana 1,048.64
    126. North Korea 1,032.96
    127. Guinea Bissau 1,028.22
    128. Malta 1,025.73
    129. Togo 1,024.31
    130. Ivory Coast 1,023.27
    131. Northern Ireland 1,015.59
    132. Mauritania 1,012.00
    133. Saint Thomas and Principe 1,008.34
    134. Portugal 1,006.26
    135. Greece 1,003.39
    136. Benin 995.67
    137. Sierra Leone 990.26
    138. Liberia 963.55
    139. Senegal 962.59
    140. Burkina Faso 959.71
    141. Guinea 958.52
    142. Nigeria 955.33
    143. Kenya 950.65
    144. Uruguay 930.17
    145. Uganda 920.76
    146. Qatar 919.50
    147. Guam 909.82
    148. Thailand 903.37
    149. United Arab Emirates 897.96
    150. Gambia 895.90
    151. Chad 895.03
    152. Turkey 894.89
    153. Mali 880.01
    154. Seychelles 860.16
    155. Fiji 841.57
    156. Burma (Myanmar) 823.47
    157. Micronesia 822.44
    158. Niger 821.57
    159. Bahrain 816.26
    160. Brunei 814.78
    161. Oman 811.17
    162. Cambodia 805.81
    163. Spain 795.01
    164. Marshall Islands 784.06
    165. Sri Lanka 783.79
    166. Papua New Guinea 777.76
    167. Vanuatu 768.10
    168. Maldives 759.08
    169. Kuwait 753.50
    170. Lebanon 752.29
    171. Kiribati 752.18
    172. Philippines 751.68
    173. American Samoa 750.24
    174. Solomon Islands 738.43
    175. Netherlands 734.20
    176. Laos 721.68
    177. Tonga 708.06
    178. Samoa 701.38
    179. Saudi Arabia 637.90
    180. Tunisia 621.69
    181. Libya 615.63
    182. Malaysia 609.99
    183. Timor Leste 608.53
    184. Algeria 606.45
    185. Indonesia 591.10
    186. Egypt 569.12
    187. Jordan 558.44
    188. Sudan 544.16
    189. Iran 514.88
    190. Yemen 513.98
    191. Afghanistan 507.54
    192. Iraq 500.69
    193. Israel 489.99
    194. Syria 489.91
    195. Morocco 487.38
    196. West Bank and Gaza 479.13
    197. Japan 478.23
    198. Singapore 469.77
    199. Italy 431.76

    The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. Alcohol dependence is a substance-related disorder involving a dysfunctional pattern of alcohol use. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) criteria for alcohol dependence, at least three out of seven of the following criteria must be manifested during a 12-month period: 1. Tolerance 2. Withdrawal symptoms or clinically defined alcohol withdrawal syndrome 3. Use in larger amounts or for longer periods than intended 4. Persistent desire or unsuccessful efforts to cut down on alcohol use 5. Time is spent obtaining alcohol or recovering from effects 6. Social, occupational, and recreational pursuits are given up or reduced because of alcohol use 7. Use is continued despite knowledge of alcohol-related harm (physical or psychological).

    Source: Global Health Data Exchange