* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Alcohol beverage price index, world average = 100, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 159 countries was 121.93 index points.The highest value was in Bahrain: 444.9 index points and the lowest value was in Azerbaijan: 42.06 index points. The indicator is available from 2017 to 2017. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: World Bank International Comparison Program
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Countries Alcohol beverage prices, 2017 Global rank Available data
Bahrain 444.9 1 2017 - 2017
Iran 275.08 2 2017 - 2017
Iceland 249.97 3 2017 - 2017
Singapore 242.6 4 2017 - 2017
Bermuda 242.13 5 2017 - 2017
Norway 228.77 6 2017 - 2017
Bahamas 226.76 7 2017 - 2017
Seychelles 223.31 8 2017 - 2017
Fiji 215.78 9 2017 - 2017
Tr.&Tobago 209.15 10 2017 - 2017
Belize 207.8 11 2017 - 2017
Sri Lanka 204.91 12 2017 - 2017
Barbados 200.39 13 2017 - 2017
Aruba 200.32 14 2017 - 2017
St. Vincent & ... 199.69 15 2017 - 2017
Comoros 191.11 16 2017 - 2017
Oman 188.74 17 2017 - 2017
Montserrat 187.36 18 2017 - 2017
Malaysia 186.88 19 2017 - 2017
Saint Lucia 186.05 20 2017 - 2017
Australia 184.6 21 2017 - 2017
Indonesia 183.24 22 2017 - 2017
Djibouti 182.91 23 2017 - 2017
Ant.& Barb. 181.22 24 2017 - 2017
Uruguay 173.93 25 2017 - 2017
Turkey 172.11 26 2017 - 2017
UA Emirates 171.1 27 2017 - 2017
Dominica 169.71 28 2017 - 2017
Ecuador 169.36 29 2017 - 2017
Nepal 167.11 30 2017 - 2017
Burundi 166.99 31 2017 - 2017
Morocco 162.52 32 2017 - 2017
Ireland 160.89 33 2017 - 2017
Grenada 160.75 34 2017 - 2017
Israel 158.69 35 2017 - 2017
Finland 156.01 36 2017 - 2017
Domin. Rep. 154.61 37 2017 - 2017
Jordan 154.07 38 2017 - 2017
Qatar 152.86 39 2017 - 2017
China 151.73 40 2017 - 2017
Liberia 148.87 41 2017 - 2017
Guyana 148.26 42 2017 - 2017
South Korea 146.3 43 2017 - 2017
El Salvador 145.2 44 2017 - 2017
Sweden 143.42 45 2017 - 2017
C.A. Republic 141.61 46 2017 - 2017
Jamaica 140.55 47 2017 - 2017
India 139.03 48 2017 - 2017
New Zealand 138.84 49 2017 - 2017
Hong Kong 137.32 50 2017 - 2017
Gambia 134.73 51 2017 - 2017
Iraq 133.49 52 2017 - 2017
Mauritius 132.7 53 2017 - 2017
Costa Rica 132.67 54 2017 - 2017
Thailand 132.4 55 2017 - 2017
Kenya 129.69 56 2017 - 2017
Peru 128.5 57 2017 - 2017
Taiwan 127.1 58 2017 - 2017
Brazil 126.46 59 2017 - 2017
Suriname 122.13 60 2017 - 2017
Laos 121.59 61 2017 - 2017
Canada 121.56 62 2017 - 2017
Greece 119.46 63 2017 - 2017
Tunisia 118.66 64 2017 - 2017
Mongolia 118.36 65 2017 - 2017
Botswana 117.92 66 2017 - 2017
Zimbabwe 117.92 67 2017 - 2017
UK 115.55 68 2017 - 2017
Nicaragua 114.47 69 2017 - 2017
Mali 114.18 70 2017 - 2017
Cambodia 114.03 71 2017 - 2017
Cape Verde 113.7 72 2017 - 2017
Japan 110.76 73 2017 - 2017
Haiti 109.88 74 2017 - 2017
USA 109.67 75 2017 - 2017
Rwanda 109.52 76 2017 - 2017
Senegal 109.39 77 2017 - 2017
Denmark 109.27 78 2017 - 2017
Angola 108.63 79 2017 - 2017
Guinea 108.51 80 2017 - 2017
Niger 108.51 81 2017 - 2017
Switzerland 108.33 82 2017 - 2017
Colombia 107.35 83 2017 - 2017
Burma 107.32 84 2017 - 2017
Algeria 106 85 2017 - 2017
Estonia 103.43 86 2017 - 2017
Panama 101.29 87 2017 - 2017
Argentina 101.2 88 2017 - 2017
Zambia 101.06 89 2017 - 2017
Malawi 100.55 90 2017 - 2017
Ivory Coast 98.96 91 2017 - 2017
Cyprus 98.42 92 2017 - 2017
Madagascar 96.86 93 2017 - 2017
Uganda 96.79 94 2017 - 2017
Vietnam 96.28 95 2017 - 2017
DR Congo 96.26 96 2017 - 2017
Ethiopia 96.23 97 2017 - 2017
Malta 95.31 98 2017 - 2017
Bhutan 94.28 99 2017 - 2017
Belgium 93.48 100 2017 - 2017
Latvia 92.84 101 2017 - 2017
Montenegro 92.69 102 2017 - 2017
Chile 92.44 103 2017 - 2017
Tanzania 91.03 104 2017 - 2017
R. of Congo 90.98 105 2017 - 2017
S.T.&Principe 90.86 106 2017 - 2017
Benin 90.7 107 2017 - 2017
Portugal 89.74 108 2017 - 2017
Austria 89.61 109 2017 - 2017
Cameroon 89.57 110 2017 - 2017
Croatia 89.52 111 2017 - 2017
Netherlands 88.44 112 2017 - 2017
Gabon 88.05 113 2017 - 2017
Paraguay 87.3 114 2017 - 2017
Mozambique 87.12 115 2017 - 2017
Bolivia 86.99 116 2017 - 2017
Italy 86.92 117 2017 - 2017
Eq. Guinea 86.65 118 2017 - 2017
Philippines 86.06 119 2017 - 2017
Sierra Leone 86.02 120 2017 - 2017
Lesotho 84.86 121 2017 - 2017
Georgia 84.2 122 2017 - 2017
Albania 83.85 123 2017 - 2017
France 83.59 124 2017 - 2017
South Africa 83.52 125 2017 - 2017
Luxembourg 82.67 126 2017 - 2017
Burkina Faso 82.02 127 2017 - 2017
Chad 81.98 128 2017 - 2017
Lithuania 81.74 129 2017 - 2017
Namibia 81.16 130 2017 - 2017
Mexico 81.13 131 2017 - 2017
Slovenia 80.26 132 2017 - 2017
Honduras 79.86 133 2017 - 2017
Slovakia 79.55 134 2017 - 2017
Togo 79.55 135 2017 - 2017
Ghana 78.53 136 2017 - 2017
Egypt 77.61 137 2017 - 2017
Germany 77.5 138 2017 - 2017
Poland 75.77 139 2017 - 2017
G.-Bissau 74.91 140 2017 - 2017
Serbia 73.02 141 2017 - 2017
Spain 72.93 142 2017 - 2017
Swaziland 72.45 143 2017 - 2017
Czechia 69.98 144 2017 - 2017
Hungary 68.6 145 2017 - 2017
Romania 66.1 146 2017 - 2017
Bulgaria 65.16 147 2017 - 2017
Bosnia & Herz. 64.83 148 2017 - 2017
North Macedonia 64.44 149 2017 - 2017
Nigeria 63.87 150 2017 - 2017
Russia 63.38 151 2017 - 2017
Tajikistan 54.07 152 2017 - 2017
Armenia 50 153 2017 - 2017
Belarus 49.54 154 2017 - 2017
Moldova 48.04 155 2017 - 2017
Kazakhstan 46.41 156 2017 - 2017
Ukraine 45.52 157 2017 - 2017
Kyrgyzstan 42.88 158 2017 - 2017
Azerbaijan 42.06 159 2017 - 2017


Definition: The index measures the cost of in-store retail alcoholic beverage purchases. The world average is set at 100 with greater values indicating more expensive alcohol.
444.90
275.08
249.97
242.60
242.13
228.77
226.76
223.31
215.78
209.15
207.80
204.91
200.39
200.32
199.69
191.11
188.74
187.36
186.88
186.05
184.60
183.24
182.91
181.22
173.93
172.11
171.10
169.71
169.36
167.11
166.99
162.52
160.89
160.75
158.69
156.01
154.61
154.07
152.86
151.73
148.87
148.26
146.30
145.20
143.42
141.61
140.55
139.03
138.84
137.32
134.73
133.49
132.70
132.67
132.40
129.69
128.50
127.10
126.46
122.13
121.59
121.56
119.46
118.66
118.36
117.92
117.92
115.55
114.47
114.18
114.03
113.70
110.76
109.88
109.67
109.52
109.39
109.27
108.63
108.51
108.51
108.33
107.35
107.32
106.00
103.43
101.29
101.20
101.06
100.55
98.96
98.42
96.86
96.79
96.28
96.26
96.23
95.31
94.28
93.48
92.84
92.69
92.44
91.03
90.98
90.86
90.70
89.74
89.61
89.57
89.52
88.44
88.05
87.30
87.12
86.99
86.92
86.65
86.06
86.02
84.86
84.20
83.85
83.59
83.52
82.67
82.02
81.98
81.74
81.16
81.13
80.26
79.86
79.55
79.55
78.53
77.61
77.50
75.77
74.91
73.02
72.93
72.45
69.98
68.60
66.10
65.16
64.83
64.44
63.87
63.38
54.07
50.00
49.54
48.04
46.41
45.52
42.88
42.06
0
111.2
222.5
333.7
444.9
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