Who's the Major Wine Drinker?

Wine Consumption Per Capita (litres), 2013
Food & Drink | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 152 countries in 2013, USA ranked the highest in wine consumption per capita with 2,709,930 litres followed by France and China. On the other end of the scale was Sudan with 0.010 litres, Mauritania with 0.010 litres and Taiwan with 0.700 litres.

Total wine consumption per capita reached 22,990,793 litres in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.285 % less than in the previous year and 1.45 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total wine consumption per capita reached an all time high of 29,681,930 litres in 1982 and an all time low of 20,787,719 litres in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 0.194 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 11.8 % of wine consumption per capita in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 31.4 % share while the ten largest countries some 69.3 % in 2013.

Data for more countries are available at Wine Consumption Per Capita indicator page.

Wine Consumption Per Capita Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Argentina litres 1,116,963 1,068,039 1,034,622 975,665 981,807
Australia litres 486,881 485,109 512,874 535,820 455,628
Canada litres 362,117 368,438 364,933 388,229 400,329
China litres 1,588,191 1,658,990 1,721,081 1,884,110 1,963,353
France litres 3,269,902 2,402,853 2,936,870 2,494,282 3,043,606
Germany litres 2,051,291 1,967,559 1,935,524 1,676,961 2,045,807
Italy litres 2,376,091 2,084,421 1,923,542 1,901,678 1,901,583
Japan litres 231,436 239,677 255,709 270,784 289,704
Portugal litres 462,451 456,945 478,305 495,388 487,383
Romania litres 486,526 445,359 456,740 463,128 467,287
Russia litres 954,840 971,053 1,008,092 1,493,725 1,421,387
South Africa litres 412,298 335,254 380,035 358,945 409,384
Spain litres 1,203,411 1,103,181 1,001,206 1,001,295 1,001,332
USA litres 2,126,013 2,130,488 2,207,599 2,205,648 2,305,025
United Kingdom litres 1,149,556 1,057,817 1,071,612 1,191,730 1,267,859