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SMASHED! Pattaya Expats drink everyone else under the table, new survey reveals

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A survey has revealed that foreign expats in Pattaya drink more than anyone else. 

A Thaivisa survey has showed showed that almost a third of Pattaya expats have a beer every single day. 

SMASHED! Pattaya Expats drink everyone else under the table, new survey reveals | News by Samui Times

This compared to a Thailand wide average of about one in four. 

The survey also revealed that some expats may be killing themselves with their beer consumption.

A staggering 7% admitted to imbibing 50 bottles a week. 

Figures from the UK showed that this was not safe, the survey claimed. 

Some 64% of 118 respondents in Pattaya admitted to having a beer three times a week. 

There were also details about those who abstain:

The teetotal in the UK amounted to one in five of the population. 

But in Thailand that dropped to one in ten. 

In detail 31% of Pattaya expats said they had a beer everyday.

In the whole of Thailand this was 27%.

In all there were 692 respondents to the survey – more than those who were asked to vote on whether Thailand would be better or worse in five years time. 

Thaivisa notes that expats seemed to be enjoying a beer today and letting tomorrow look after itself – especially in Pattaya!

Survey: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1080814-survey-beer-drinking-habits-among-expats/

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