Assam Women Rank Highest in Alcohol Consumption Amid Indian States
GUWAHATI: Assam women have been ranked highest in terms of consuming alcohol as per the report prepared by the Health and Family Welfare Statistics in India for the year 2019-20.
The women from Assam in the age category of 15 to 29 topped the list of alcohol consumers in the category at 26.3%. The national average was calculated at 1.2%.
Nagaland, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, and Karnataka are the states with the lowest percentage of women who consume alcoh
ol at 0.1%.
Assam men also occupied the top 10 positions in the 15 to 49 age category with 35.6%. The national average is 29.2% with Tripura being the highest with 57.6%.
As for the 15 to 54 age group, Assam men topped with 59.4% with the national average being 29.5%.
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