dominico wrote:It would more interesting, and accurate in my opinion, to measure coffee consuming countries by the weight of roasted coffee consumed rather than the beverage volume.

http://www.caffeineinformer.com/caffein ... rld-drinks
Top 50 Coffee Consuming Countries, 2013

1 Finland: 9.6 kg per capita

2 Norway: 7.2 kg per capita

3 Netherlands 6.7 kg per capita

4 Slovenia: 6.1 kg per capita

5 Austria: 5.5 kg per capita

6 Serbia: 5.4 kg per capita

7 Denmark: 5.3 kg per capita

8 Germany: 5.2 kg per capita

9 Belgium: 4.9 kg per capita

10 Brazil: 4.8 kg per capita

11 Bosnia-Herzegovina: 4.3 kg per capita

12 Estonia: 4.2 kg per capita

13 Switzerland: 3.9 kg per capita

14 Croatia: 3.8 kg per capita

15 Dominican Republic: 3.7 kg per capita

16 Costa Rica: 3.7 kg per capita

17 Macedonia: 3.6 kg per capita

**18 Italy: 3.4 kg per capita**

19 Canada: 3.4 kg per capita
20 Lithuania: 3.3 kg per capita

21 France: 3.2 kg per capita

**22 USA: 3.1 kg per capita**
23 Poland: 3.1 kg per capita

24 Hungary: 3.1 kg per capita

25 Spain: 3 kg per capita

South Korea: 2.6 kg per capita

Algeria: 2.6 kg per capita

Australia: 2.6 kg per capita

Portugal: 2.6 kg per capita

Slovakia: 2.5 kg per capita

Latvia: 2.5 kg per capita

Greece: 2.4 kg per capita

Czech Republic: 2.3 kg per capita

Bulgaria: 2.3 kg per capita

Tunisia: 2.2 kg per capita

Singapore: 2.1 kg per capita

Guatemala: 2 kg per capita

Romania: 1.9 kg per capita

Israel: 1.8 kg per capita

The UK: 1.7 kg per capita

Thailand: 1.6 kg per capita

Venezuela: 1.6 kg per capita

Japan: 1.5 kg per capita

Colombia: 1.4 kg per capita

Malaysia: 1.3 kg per capita

Hong Kong: 1.3 kg per capita

New Zealand: 1.3 kg per capita

Georgia: 1.3 kg per capita

Philippines: 1.2 kg per capita

One could also say these figures should have been adjusted for the differing age distributions in the countries, as children rarely drink coffee ... or whether the more interesting measure is caffeine consumed from all sources, age/sex standardized.