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The People of United Kingdom
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish, black, Indian, Pakistani, mixed
Languages: English, Welsh, and Scottish form of Gaelic
Religions: Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist), Muslim , Hindu
Population: 64,511,000 (2014 est.) (22nd)
Median Age: total: 40.4 years (2015 est.)
Female: 41.6 years (2015 est.)
Male: 39.2 years (2015 est.)
Literacy Rate: not reported by UNESCO 2015
Female: N/A
Legal drinking age: 18 - Children under 5 must not be given alcohol. Between the ages of 5 and 17, it is legally permissible for children to drink alcohol at home or at a friend's house with the permission of a parent or legal guardian.
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Legal drinking age - Wikipedia


The legal drinking age is the age at which a person can legally consume or purchase alcoholic ... being mostly unregulated (an exception being the UK, which has a minimum legal age of five for super...

The law on alcohol and under 18s | Drinkaware


What is the legal drinking age? Consequences of breaking the law; How ... What does the law say? Alcohol consumption in the UK is governed by strict laws.

Alcohol and young people - GOV.UK


Oct 25, 2016 ... It's illegal to buy alcohol if you're under 18 and you can be stopped, fined or arrested by the police for drinking in public.

BBC NEWS | UK | Children and drink: What's legal?


Apr 27, 2007 ... Children aged five and over can legally drink at home ... It is illegal for this age group to drink spirits in pubs even with a meal. UNDER 18s.

Minimum Legal Drinking Age (MLDA) in 190 Countries - Minimum ...


Mar 10, 2016 ... International Guide to Minimum Legal Drinking Ages (MLDAs) in ... James Porteous, "Drinking (or Not) in Doha," telegraph.co.uk, July 19, 2011

Alcohol | Childline


The general laws are: Under 5. It's illegal for a child under 5 to drink or be given alcohol. Age 14. You can go to a pub which has a children's certificate, but you ...

Raise home drinking age limit, says Tesco boss - Telegraph


Apr 12, 2008 ... Saturday 21 January 2017 | UK News feed ... At present, children can drink in the home from the age of five. ... was in effect suggesting a single legal age for drinking which would involve raising the current limit for children to ...

legal drinking age - DrinkingandYou.com

www.drinkingandyou.com/site/pdf/what is legal drinking age.pdf

In many countries, a minimum age is set at which it becomes legal to drink or ... in the UK, 16 and 17 year olds may drink wine, beer or cider with a meal in a ...

Alcohol and the Law | Alcohol Education Trust


The UK Chief Medical Officers (CMO) recommend that parents should not ... However, if children drink alcohol, it should not be until at least the age of 15 years.