Soft drink consumption per capita in the European Union (EU) 2010-2017

In 2017, the average citizen of an EU member state consumed 94.3 liters of soft drinks per capita annually. The height of soft drink consumption was seen in 2011, however since then consumption has dropped by 4.5 liters per capita.

UK market

Leading industrialized countries like the United Kingdom see a much higher consumption of soft drinks than the EU average. In 2017, a citizen of the UK consumed on average 205.1 liters of soft drinks. The country has seen the same overall trend in consumption. Since 2012, consumption of soft drinks fell by five liters. Large populous markets such as the UK are most likely the driver of overall developments in EU consumption. In spite of these developments market value has grown and are predicted to grow further.

European markets

Total consumption of soft drinks in the EU amounted to 49.1 billion liters in 2017. The market in Western Europe was worth 138 billion Euros that year. The soft drinks market is expected to grow and reach a market value of over 150 billion Euros by 2020. If you would like to learn more about the non-alcoholic drink markets of different countries click here.

Per capita consumption of soft drinks in the European Union (EU) from 2010 to 2017

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Release date

August 2017



Survey time period

2010 to 2017

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