Beer price study finds the globe’s lowest cost of a pint just £0.67
Study into the price of beer sees Tashkent offering the lowest price (£0.67), and Doha in Qatar the most expensive (£11.37).
As the cost of beer rises across the globe, those who like nothing better than sinking a glass or two of the amber nectar when visiting a country will be interested at the latest research that lists the cheapest places on the planet to buy a pint – and the most expensive.
The study was carried out by UK-based comparison site, Finder, with the less than startling news that what many consider the home of the pint, London, is relatively expensive to buy a beer – an average cost of £5.99 (approx. €6.82) for a 568ml glass of beer. It’s not all bad news in the UK, with Derby the cheapest charging an average £3 (€3.41) for pint, while the UK average as a whole is £4.12.
The cheapest pint worldwide is an astonishing £5.32 below the London mark, but to get your hands on a £0.67 (€0.76) beer you’ll have to travel to Tashkent in Uzbekistan. If you’re planning a trip to the African continent in search of a cheap drink then head for Sierra Leone, with capital Freetown offering pints at an average price of just £0.74, closely followed in third place by Yangon in Myanmar, at £0.75.
The recent World Cup was beset by stories of expensive alcoholic drinks, so it’s not surprising to find Qatar topping the expensive list with the average cost of a beer in Doha a staggering £11.37 (€12.93). It is followed by several Arabic nations on the expensive list, with the first European destination coming in 5th spot – Reykjavik in Iceland, where the average cost of a pint is £7.53 (€8.56).
The cities with the cheapest beer
- Tashkent, Uzbekistan £0.67
- Freetown, Sierra Leone £0.74
- Yangon, Myanmar £0.75
- Antananarivo, Madagascar £0.76
- Bogota, Colombia £0.76
The cities with most expensive beer
- Doha, Qatar £11.37
- Dubai, UAE £10.82
- Muscat, Oman £9.80
- Manama, Bahrain £8.13
- Reykjavik, Iceland £7.53