Which is the Unhealthiest Country in The World?

by Julia Samuel on  September 28, 2017 at 7:19 PM Lifestyle News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

Czech Republic, the country with the heaviest drinkers in the world with each individual consuming 13.7 litres of alcohol per annum is the unhealthiest in the world.

Each individual consumes at least 1.5 shots a day. It also ranked 11th highest for tobacco consumption. 
Which is the Unhealthiest Country in The World?
Which is the Unhealthiest Country in The World?

Following the list in second to sixth places are Russia, Slovenia, Belarus, Slovakia and Hungary respectively.

Show Full Article


A new research conducted by Clinic Compare alcoholic consumption, tobacco consumption and the prevalence of obesity in 179 countries around the world. These factors were used to analyze the healthiest and unhealthiest countries.

Eastern Europe is the unhealthiest region in the world, occupying 9 out of 10 spots on the list. The exception was the US, which ranked 10th in the joint place with Lithuania. 

Oceania tops the list for obesity with 41% of the population in Samoa having BMI more than 30. Fiji, Tonga and Kiribati were also in the top 10 list for obesity. 

List of Healthiest Countries

Afghanistan enjoys being the healthiest country, with second lowest rate of obesity in the world. Only 2.7% of the population had a BMI over 30. Ius residents only smoked 83 cigarettes a year and drank the least alcohol. 

The reason for the country's health is the law which prohibits the consumption and possession of alcohol. Guinea is the second healthiest country, followed by Niger and Nepal, none of whom rival the drinking culture in Eastern European countries.  

Source: Medindia

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

News Category

News Archive