It’s official: the world’s favorite hot drink is coffee, according to a new infographic the Huffington Post put together. Using retail sales data collected from Euromonitor, HuffPo assembled this handy chart that helps you visualize just what we put in our cups all over the world.
While coffee is the clear global dominator when we talk about each country’s allegiance, tea is still the preferred beverage of choice in several countries including the U.K., Russia, Ireland, Chile, Morocco, Turkey, South Africa, Egypt, India, and China. So while the number of countries may favor coffee, actual per capita consumption numbers for each beverage may be a bit different due to the huge numbers of tea drinkers in extremely populous countries like India and China.
Here’s the infographic that demonstrates coffee’s clear worldwide domination of our hearts and mugs: