Galea said that over the past year, one resident on average drank 16 liters of alcohol. "This, according to the latest estimates, making it the biggest drinker in Europe, as well as most drinking country in the world," he said.

In February 2016, experts Euromonitor has published a rating of the most drinking countries. First place in this list took South Korea from 13.7 servings of alcohol a week. Second place went to Russia from 6.3 portion, and the third for the Philippines. The citizens of this country consume about 5.4 servings of alcohol a week. Lithuania in the top 10 were not included.