Any figure would be a wild guess, since many alcoholics would not admit that they are alcoholics. Many countries would not even attempt to keep statistics on alcholism, especially countries whose religion forbids alcohol.
According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) (http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k6/AlcDepend/AlcDepend.htm), among persons aged 12 or older, 7.6 percent (18.2 million) met the criteria for alcohol dependence or abuse in the past year (combined 2002, 2003, and 2004 NSDUH data)
Jan Edward Williams, MS, JD, LCADC
It depends on how "drink alcohol" is defined and the number also changes over time. However, the proportion is usually estimated in the range of 55%-60%.
Alcohol is the number one drug problem in the United States. There are over 12 million alcoholics in the US spending $197 million dollars a day on alcohol.
82.46% of people in the US drink alcohol. (2009)
About 55% of the above-18 adult population of the U.S. consumes beverage alcohol at least once a year.
27,000 people in the U.S. die
Impossible to tell.
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up to 1 thousand die each year
How many people die each year from hiccups
Over 400,000 people die each year.
An average of 52 people die each year
There is not an exact number as to how many lineman die each year on the job. It is estimated that 30 to 60 lineman die each year.
About 28 percent die each year
1,000,000 die each year
about 10000000 pandas could die each year but lucky for them only about 100 die each year
Over 100 animals die each year from neglect.
Approximly 800 million people die each year
At least 30000 are hurt each year, and 6000 die.