In 2018, the price of alcoholic drinks across the European Union (EU) was more than twice as high in the most expensive Member State than in the cheapest one.
When price levels in countries are compared with the EU average price level index of 100, the results show that in 2018, the price of alcoholic drinks (spirits, wine and beer) was highest in Finland (with a price level index of 182), followed by Ireland (177) and Sweden (152).
In contrast, the price levels for alcoholic drinks in 2018 were lowest in Bulgaria and Romania (both with a price level index of 74) followed by Hungary (77).
For more information on consumer price levels in the EU:
- Interactive visualisation
- Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels for food, beverages and tobacco
- Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels of consumer goods and services
- The source dataset is Eurostat table prc_ppp_ind.
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