5 Countries that Drink the Most Beer per Capita

Global Beer Market

As per Fortune Business Insights, the beer market's value was $793.74 billion in the previous year and is expected to increase from $821.39 billion in 2023 to $1.07 trillion by 2030.

Largest Beer Producer in the World

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, the leading beer producer globally, brewed 518 million hectolitres in 2022. With 630+ beer brands, it operates in 150 countries.

5. Germany

Beer Consumption per Capita: 92.4L. In the EU, Germany leads in beer production, creating 7.6 billion liters in 2022, constituting more than 22% of the total EU output.

4. Romania

Beer Consumption per Capita: 95.2L Ursus Breweries, Romania's biggest local producer, was purchased by Japan's Asahi group in 2016 as part of a $7.8 billion deal for SABMiller's Eastern Europe portfolio.

3. Poland

Beer Consumption per Capita 96L Prominent Polish beers include Żywiec, Okocim, Tyskie, and Żubr. Poland's beer imports in 2022 reached a record high of 116.44 thousand metric tons, the highest in 11 years.

2. Austria

Beer Consumption per Capita: 96.8L With over 300 breweries, Austria offers a diverse range of 1,000 beers. Key Vienna brands like Ottakringer, Stiegl, Zipfer, and Gösser contribute to its rich brewing culture.

1. Czech Republic

Beer Consumption per Capita: 181.9L In Central Europe, beer is more affordable than water, with a half-liter costing slightly over $1.