People hospitalized with alcohol use disorder have an average life expectancy of 47–53 years (men) and 50–58 years (women) and die 24–28 years earlier than people in the general population.
How much does alcoholism shorten your life?
One study found that people drinking more than 25 drinks a week have a shorter life expectancy by four to five years. Another study in Scandinavia concluded that people hospitalized for an alcohol use disorder had a lifespan that was 24 to 28 years fewer than the general population.
What percentage of alcoholics die?
In 2016, 3 million deaths, or 5.3 percent of all global deaths (7.7 percent for men and 2.6 percent for women), were attributable to alcohol consumption.
Who has the highest alcohol tolerance in the world?
These are the heaviest drinking countries in the world. Belarus had the worlds highest level of alcohol consumption, with 17.5 liters of alcohol consumed per capita. The countrys high level of consumption has had serious health consequences on its residents.