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France: annual volume of beer consumed per capita 2011-2018

Since 2013, the volume of beer consumption among French has been slightly increasing, reaching 33 liters per capita in 2018.  

Beer consumption in France

  In a survey from 2016, 39 percent of French respondents stated drinking lager beer, while about a fifth reported consuming flavored or trendy beer. Craft beers are also gaining in popularity in France, with an increase from 200 to 250 million euros of sales revenue between 2016 and 2017. When consuming beer, it seems that people in France bought beer in retail stores rather than in the on-trade (bars, restaurants, etc.): 80 percent of the beer sales were generated through the off-trade sector.   

Beer trade in France

  According to Eurostat, the beer production industry generated about 2.2 billion euros in France in 2016 . Statista’s Dossier on the beer market in France gathers further statistical information regarding beer production, sales and consumption habits.

Annual volume of beer consumed per capita in France from 2011 to 2018

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Release date

December 2019



Survey time period

2011 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Data for 2011 has been published by the source previously.

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