For the year 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently published the 2019 ranking of African countries that consume the most alcohol per capita.
In this ranking, we find two countries of Central Africa namely Gabon and Cameroon who occupy the lead, respectively in 1st and 2nd places. The Federal Republic of Nigeria is in third place.
Here is the list of African countries that consume the most alcohol per capital according to WHO:
1. Gabon 9.1
2. Cameroun 9.00
3. Nigeria 8.9
4. Ouganda 8.33
5. Afrique du Sud 7.77
6. Rwanda 7.12
7. Congo Kinshasa 6.32
8. Angola 6.20
9. Congo Brazzaville 6.20
10. Côte d’Ivoire 5.98
11. Guinée équatoriale 5.73
12. Sierra Leone 5.64
13. Swaziland 5.05
14. São Tomé & P. 4.42
15. Seychelles 4.33
16. Burkina Faso 4.29
17. Botswana 3.99
18. Zimbabwe 3.85
19. Cap-Vert 3.25
20. Liberia 3.07
21. Lesotho 2.92
22. Zambie 2.75
23. Maurice 2.65
24. Gambie 2.44
25. Burundi 2.41
26. Guinée-Bissau 2.28
27. Ghana 1.84
28. Tanzanie 1.75
29. Centrafrique 1.73
30. Kenya 1.73
31. Soudan 1.73
32. Malawi 1.44
33. Tunisie 1.26
34. Bénin 1.18
35. Djibouti 1.13
36. Togo 1.13
37. Mozambique 1.10
38. Madagascar 0.92
39. Éthiopie 0.69
40. Mali 0.62
41. Érythrée 0.58
42. Tchad 0.46
43. Maroc 0.45
44. Sénégal 0.23
45. Égypte 0.20
46. Guinée 0.20
47. Comores 0.14
48. Algérie 0.11
49. Niger 0.10

Note that, Burkina Faso occupies the 16th place in the ranking. Should one be afraid, given the rapid rise of opening night clubs, bars and other liquor stores? Tell us what you think in comment.

Subiru Madina