List of countries by beer consumption per capita

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Beer consumption per capita by country (2009). Measurements are shown in litres.

This is a list of countries ordered by annual per capita consumption of beer. Most of the values in this table reflect 2012 data.

Rank Country Consumption per capita [1]
(litres)
2011–2012
change
(633–ml bottles)
Total national consumption
(106 L)[A]
Year
1  Czech Republic 148.6 2.8 1905
2  Austria 107.8 -0.5 912
3  Germany 106.1 -2.4 8630
4  Estonia 102.4 4.4 130
5  Poland 98.5 7.7 3790
6  Ireland 98.3 -4.4 460
7  Croatia 85.9 2.1 390
8  Venezuela 85.5 3.9 2400
9  Finland 84.2 -11.5 440
10  Romania 83.2 8.8 1820
11  Australia 83.1 -5.1 1830
12  Panama 82.3 6.2 290
13  Slovenia 80.1 -6.6 160
14  United States 77.1 0.8 24186
15  Bulgaria 76.8 7.7 540
16  Netherlands 75.7 0.8 1270
17  Russia 74.1 -1.1 10560
18  Belgium 74 -6.3 823
19  Lithuania 72.5 -2.4 260
20  Hungary 71.3 1.7 710
21  Slovakia 70.3 0.6 390
22  United Kingdom 68.5 -4.9 4319
23  Spain 68.4 -2.8 3220
24  Brazil 68.3 2.5 12800
25  Canada 66.9 -0.5 2300
26  Latvia 66.2 -5.2 150
27  New Zealand 64.7 -8.2 280
28  Angola 64.2 10.4 1160
29  Denmark 62.1 -6.3 340
30  Ukraine 61.6 -1.4 2760
31  South Africa 61.1 1.9 2980
32  Mexico 59.9 0.8 6890
33   Switzerland 58.3 -0.9 460
34  Bosnia and Herzegovina 56.1 2.5 220
35  Sweden 52.7 1.3 480
36  Argentina[2] 49 1980
37  Iceland[3] 45 14
38  Japan 43.5 -0.6 5547
39  Namibia[4] 40
40  China 32 44683
41  Italy[5] 29 1772 2011
42  Vietnam[6] 19
43  Israel[7] 14
44  Turkey[8] 13
45  Kenya[9] 12
46  Uzbekistan[10] 11
47  Tanzania[9] 8
48  Uganda[9] 6
49  Sri Lanka[11] 2 50
50  India[12][13] 2 1400 2008

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Combination of per capita rates with respective populations at time of study. Data taken verbatim from the Kirin report.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Source, unless otherwise noted: Per Capita Beer Consumption by Country in 2012, Kirin Holdings Company. Table 3.
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  9. ^ a b c Barigaba, Julius (August 17, 2009). "Uganda brewers toast to higher sales, thanks to low-end products". EastAfrican. Retrieved October 13, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Heineken Partners with Efes Breweries in Uzbekistan, Serbia and Kazakhstan". FlexNews. January 1, 2008. Retrieved October 13, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Lion seeks to reduce gearing through Rs. 1.2 bn. cash infusion". Sunday Island. August 16, 2009. Retrieved October 13, 2010. 
  12. ^ "http://www.financialexpress.com/news/new-pact-lets-ub-sell-heineken-in-india/551227/0". The Financial Express. December 8, 2009. Retrieved October 13, 2010. 
  13. ^ Chandran, Rina (June 22, 2009). "Super cars, premium beers help rich Indians beat blues". Reuters. Retrieved October 13, 2010.