Smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity
The number of smokers in the Nordic countries has been decreasing during recent years, so has the differences in the number of smokers between men and women as well as between countries. The incidence of lung cancer rates reflects smoking behaviour several years previously.
Alcohol consumption in the Nordic countries has been steady in the recent years. Greenland has had the largest reduction since year 2000 and is no longer the country with the highest consumption per inhabitant.
The number of obese persons in the Nordic countries since year 2000 seems to be slightly increasing.
Please find graphs on all subjects below and more data in the database.