According to the latest research by the European statistical agency Eurostat, Finland is the most expensive place for alcohol, while Bulgaria and Romania are the cheapest destinations in the EU.
Across Europe, the price of spirits, wine and beer is the lowest in Macedonia and Bosnia & Herzegovina, while the highest in Iceland and Norway.
According to Eurostat’s research, in 2018, the price of alcoholic drinks across the European Union was more than twice as high in the most expensive Member State than in the cheapest one.
When price levels in countries are compared with the EU average price level index of 100, the results show that in 2018, the price of alcoholic drinks (spirits, wine and beer) was highest in Finland (with a price level index of 182), followed by Ireland (177) and Sweden (152).
In contrast, the price levels for alcoholic drinks in 2018 were lowest in Bulgaria and Romania (both with a price level index of 74) followed by Hungary (77), Czech Republic (82) and Spain (84).
In the region, the most expensive place for alcohol is Greece (132), Montenegro (105) and Croatia (100), while the cheapest one is our country and Bosnia & Herzegovina (72), followed by Serbia (84), Slovenia ( 92) and Albania (99).