Beer consumption in Europe by country per year per capita (map)

by Jakub Marian

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The following map shows interesting geographical trends in beer consumption in Europe. I used several sources, as I wasn’t able to find a single source which would contain data for all European countries.

Note: Different sources (see below) usually give slightly different values, so the figures must be taken with a grain of salt. Most of the figures are from the year 2012, but some are also from 2011, and, in the case of Serbia, 2007, so Kosovo is not yet shown as a separate country.

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  • Kirin Beer University Report: Global Beer Consumption by Country in 2012 (link)
  • Beer statistics 2012 edition (link)
  • Beer Drinking Nations: The Determinants of Global Beer Consumption (Colen, Swinnen) (link)
  • The review of beer market in Belarus (link)
  • AB InBev Internal Report (Serbia) (link)

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