Quartz, a U.S.-based online website specializing in business-related news, reported the world’s biggest coffee and tea consumption.
Finland and Sweden came in second and third with 1.848 cups and 1.357 cups, respectively.
Korea consumed 0.329 cups per day to rank at 43rd among the 80 countries.
China, which consumes 1.6 billion pounds of tea a year, was not the drink’s largest consumer. Turkey, Ireland and the U.K. are home to the world’s biggest tea drinkers. Turkey consumes 6.961 pounds per person. South Korea is ranked 39th among 54 countries.
By Lee Shin-young, Intern reporter (firstname.lastname@example.org)