In Slovakia, adult per capita consumption of alcohol is mainly characterized by consumption of spirits and beer. Wine is also consumed, but to a lesser extent. Recorded adult per capita consumption is around 10.3 litres of pure alcohol and appears to have remained stable in recent years. Some unrecorded alcohol production is also seen in the country, adding around 3.0 litres to recorded adult per capita consumption. Total adult per capita consumption of pure alcohol in Slovakia is around 13.3 litres.
There is a written national policy on alcohol in Slovakia, adopted in 2006. Restrictions for on-/off-premise sales of alcoholic beverages are in place at the national level, such as hours/days restrictions on the sales of alcoholic beverages and sales restrictions for intoxicated persons. There are national and legally binding regulations on alcohol advertising, product placement, sales promotion and sponsorship.