Congratulations, New Brunswick! You are Canada's least boozy province, averaging just 91.75 litres of alcohol (that's beer, spirits, wine, and coolers) consumed per person per year.
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Which Canadian Province Drinks The Most Alcohol?
B.C. doesn't need alcohol to have a good time. After New Brunswick, this province sees the least alcohol consumption among its population, averaging 100.24 litres per person per year.
Albertans like their alcohol, but they're only in third place. The province averages 115.68 litres of alcohol per person per year.
Those Saskatchewanians come in fourth in alcohol consumption, averaging 107 litres of alcohol per person per year.
Nope, it's not Manitoba! The province averages 104.04 litres of alcohol per person per year.
Ontario may have a lot of breweries and wineries, but it's not even close to the booziest province. It averages 100.35 litres of alcohol consumed per person per year.
Although Quebec consumes the most wine per capita by far (23.42 litres!), it's only in second place when it comes to all alcohol consumption, averaging 122.12 litres per person a year.
Nova Scotians love to party, but they come in fifth in regards to drinking booze. The province averages 104.34 litres of alcohol per person per year.
Nope, it's not P.E.I. The province comes in seventh place with an average of 102.61 litres of alcohol per person per year.
Correct! Newfoundland averages 127.06 litres of alcohol consumed per person per year. Broken down, that's 105.04 litres of beer, 9.56 litres of hard liquor, 8.62 litres of wine, and 3.84 litres of coolers.
Source: We added up the different alcohol consumption data from "Per Capita Consumption of Beer, Spirits, Wine, and Coolers, Based on Legal Drinking Age Population," from Beer Canada's 2012 Annual Statistics Bulletin.