Bottled water consumption per person in the United Kingdom 2013-2018

How much bottled water is consumed in the UK? In 2018, approximately 44.9 liters of bottled water was consumed per person in the United Kingdom. Bottled water consumption is up by 12.7 liters per person from 32.2 liters in 2013. This brings the total consumption of bottled water in the UK to three billion liters in 2018, or the equivalent of approximately 1,200 Olympic swimming pools.

Brands of bottled water on the British market

British consumers most commonly grab a bottle of Evian. The next most popular brands are Highland Spring Water, Buxton Spring, and Volvic. The latter three were consumed by over six million people each in GB. Evian managed to reach 7.8 million consumers in 2018. Of all the supermarkets with own brand bottled waters, Tesco’s is the most popular but managed to garner the attention of just above four million consumers.

Bottled water market

The entire market for bottled water in the UK was worth 1.52 billion British pounds in 2018. About two thirds of the market consisted of mineral water. While bottled water is a growing market over half of UK consumers have a reusable water bottle and 36 percent use it regularly.

Average consumption of bottled water per person in the United Kingdom from 2013 to 2018

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Release date

July 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2013 to 2018

Supplementary notes

The report defines bottled water as follows: "Still, sparkling water and lightly carbonated; natural mineral water, spring water, bottled drinking water; packaged water in sizes of 10 liters and below; water for coolers in sizes of 10.1 liters and above"

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