Coffee or Tea?

Credit: The Economist's Graphic Detail

Are you in a coffee country or a tea country? That's the question today's map attempts to answer.

As Pew Research notes, the British exported a tea preference to many of their colonies. But not all—people in the U.S. drink three times as much coffee as tea. Tea wins big in Russia (77.5%), India (89%), and China (98.9%). The most evenly divided nation, according to The Economist, is Australia.

To see the exact coffee/tea breakdown, here's an interactive version.

The Afternoon Map is a semi-regular feature in which we post maps and infographics. In the afternoon. Semi-regularly. Thanks to Conrad Hackett at Pew Research for tweeting this one.

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