Which Country Drinks the Most Beer?

Beer Consumption (Total) (Ml), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 153 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in beer consumption with 149,722 Ml followed by USA and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Haiti with 1.03 Ml, Kuwait with 1.34 Ml and East Timor with 2.03 Ml.

Total beer consumption reached 186,768 Ml in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.33 % more than in the previous year and 22.4 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total beer consumption reached an all time high of 186,768 Ml in 2013 and an all time low of 43,776 Ml in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.83 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 80.2 % of beer consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 101 % share while the ten largest countries some 122 % in 2013.

Data for more countries are available at Beer Consumption (Total) indicator page.