About This Statistic
This statistic shows the per capita consumption of wine in Sweden from 2005 to 2015. Until 2013, the amount of wine consumed by Swedes increased continuously, but dropped in the following years. While it was 19.5 liters in 2005, the amount raise up to 24.7 liters in 2013. In 2015, the per capita consumption of wine in Sweden amounted to 23.8 liters.
Sweden has strict alcohol laws, which means that alcoholic beverages with more than 3.5 percent by volume can only be purchased at Systembolaget, the national alcohol retail monopoly. Nevertheless, wine sales raise throughout the past 15 years, reaching a peak of 19.85 million Swedish kronor in 2015.
Most wine imported into Sweden comes from France. Italy is the second biggest supplier of wines to Sweden, far ahead of Spain and South Africa, whose wines are also very popular in the Nordic country.