Self-selecting surveys and alcohol use

How does alcohol consumption differ across the world? In an article in The Guardian, the headline claims:

‘Risky levels’: Australia is the drunkest country in the world, survey finds

The Daily Mail went with:

Australia is officially the DRUNKEST country in the world with Britons and Americans ranking in top five biggest binge drinkers as Global Drug Survey reveals alcohol and drug…

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This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.

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Anthony B. Masters

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This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.

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