Zambia Beer

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Today in 1964, Zambia gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.08%

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  • Full Name: Republic of Zambia
  • Location: Southern Africa, east of Angola, south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Language: Bemba (official) 30.1%, Nyanja (official) 10.7%, Tonga (official) 10.6%, Lozi (official) 5.7%, Chewa 4.9%, Nsenga 3.4%, Tumbuka 2.5%, Lunda (official) 2.2%, Kaonde (official) 2%, Lala 2%, Luvale (official) 1.7%, English (official) 1.7%, other 22.5%
  • Religion(s): Christian 50%-75%, Muslim and Hindu 24%-49%, indigenous beliefs 1%
  • Capital: Lusaka
  • Population: 13,817,479; 70th
  • Area: 752,618 sq km, 39th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly larger than Texas
  • National Food: Nshima
  • National Symbol: African Fish Eagle
  • Affiliations: UN, African Union, Commonwealth
  • Independence: From the UK, October 24, 1964

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Number of Breweries: 4

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  • How to Say “Beer”: pia
  • How to Order a Beer: N/A
  • How to Say “Cheers”: twalumba / Ofa atu
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 18%
  • Wine: <1%
  • Spirits: 12%
  • Other: 70%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 2.35
  • Unrecorded: 1.50
  • Total: 3.85
  • Beer: 0.42

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 2.4 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Places, location
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 3

Prohibition: None

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