Which cities have the cheapest beer in the world?

1 July 2015

Krakow in Poland and Kiev in Ukraine are the cheapest cities in the world to buy a bottle of beer, according to the Beer Price Index.

The average price for a 33cl bottle of beer is the equivalent of £1.07 in both cities, the travel search website GoEuro.co.uk found in its study of 75 cities around the world.

The prices per bottle are the overall average of the average price in a supermarket and in a bar, based on the five most commonly imported beers as well as the main local beer.

Geneva, Hong Kong and Tel Aviv have some of the highest beer prices in the world. The Swiss city topped the global list at £4.08, with Hong Kong and Tel Aviv at £3.97 and £3.93 respectively.

The list showed that while £10 would buy nine beers in Krakow, it would only get two in Geneva.

London was the 13th most expensive city on the global list of beer prices, with an average price of £2.92 for a 33cl bottle, followed by Edinburgh, Leeds and Liverpool, the latter having an average price of £1.70.

10 cheapest cities worldwide for beer (price per bottle)

1. Krakow, Poland - £1.07
2. Kiev, Ukraine - £1.07
3. Bratislava, Slovakia - £1.09
4. Malaga, Spain - £1.11
5. Delhi, India - £1.13
6. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - £1.15
7. Mexico City, Mexico - £1.26
8. Belgrade, Serbia - £1.27
9. Asunción, Paraguay - £1.28
10. Bangkok, Thailand - £1.36

10 most expensive cities worldwide for beer (price per bottle)

1. Geneva, Switzerland - £4.08
2. Hong Kong, China - £3.97
3. Tel Aviv, Israel - £3.73
4. Oslo, Norway - £3.42
5. New York, US - £3.36
6. Singapore - £3.31
7. Miami, US - £3.31
8. Helsinki, Finland - £3.16
9. Tokyo, Japan - £3.08
10. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – £3

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