Luxembourgians drink the most alcohol, Hungarians are the most obese and Italians are the laziest Europeans according to a report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Statistics from the report show that there has been significant growth in recent times with obesity related diseases in Europe. Alcohol, cigarette and food consumption is also considerable up.
Luxembourgians are Europe’s biggest drinkers, knocking back 15.3 litres of alcohol per person a year, 12% more than in 1980. Latvia and Romania were close behind. Croatia was under the EU average, with 10.1 litres per year. The Turks and Macedonians were the lightest drinkers in Europe.
Hungarians are the most obese nation in Europe, followed closely by the UK. The skinniest nations were Romania, Italy and Holland. When it comes to the laziest nation in Europe, Italy proudly hold that title, with only 7% of girls and 12% of boys involved in regular physical activity. Austrians are the most active. There was good news for Croatia as it did not feature at the top of those two lists.