How alcohol prices vary across the EU
According to the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat), Greece holds the 4th position in the list of EU member states regarding the prices of alcoholic drinks.
When price levels in countries are compared with the EU average price level index of 100, the results show that in 2019, the price of alcoholic drinks (spirits, wine and beer) was highest in Finland (with a price level index of 191), followed by Ireland (182) and Sweden (156).
In contrast, the price levels for alcoholic drinks in 2019 were lowest in Romania (with a price level index of 76), followed by Bulgaria (79) and Hungary (80).
In 2019, the price of alcoholic drinks across the European Union (EU) was more than twice as high in the most expensive Member State than in the cheapest one.
Data processing: SEAOP