Harmful use of alcohol defined according to the national context as alcohol per capita (15+ years old) consumption within a calendar year in litres of pure alcohol

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 03.5 Strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol

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WHO; data - all countries; global database available; regular global monitoring report

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