Oktoberfest Drew Half-a-Million Fewer People This Year, But There Was a Massive Jump in People Passing Out
Oktoberfest in Germany ended this past weekend, that's what happens when you start Oktoberfest in mid-September, and the final statistics are in. Here's what you missed in Bavaria this year . . .
About 6.4 million people attended Oktoberfest this year, which is about 500,000 fewer than last year. But all signs suggest they got WAY DRUNKER . . .
They averaged 1.078 liters of beer per person, which is more than last year. That's the equivalent of about three cans of beer. Since most people there drink way more than that, it's safe to assume there were a lot of nondrinkers.
There were also 1,400 crimes, again, more than last year.
AND, there was a 20% increase in the number of people PASSING OUT DRUNK.