Date PostedJuly 28, 2018

World’s Most Expensive Cities for Alcohol

If you’re planning a trip to Dubai you’d be interested to know that you’ll likely be forking out a staggering $15.10 for a beer on average – it is the most expensive place in the world to buy beer.

The second most expensive place is Doha in Qatar where a beer will cost $14.96.

Reykjavik in Iceland is also expensive for beer drinkers, setting you back $14.01 for a drink.

In Australia, Sydney is pretty high on the list with a beer costing $7.87 on average but it isn’t as bad as our mates across the ditch in Auckland where a beer will cost $8.13.

The findings were revealed by comparison website recently after examining 177 cities around the globe.

Thankfully there are some places in the world where you can still get a beer for under $5 including Caracas, Venezuela where a beer will cost just $0.92. In Tashkent, Uzbekistan a beer costs just $1.04.

The relatively high cost of beer in Australia doesn’t seem to deter us, the researchers found that Australians managed to down around 1.7 billion litres of beer a year – that equates to 670 Olympic sized swimming pools.

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Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning, OH&S training, and web strategy firm based in Little Edward St. Spring Hill, Brisbane, Australia. Urban E-Learning provides compliance related online , Distance and Face-to-Face training products in the construction, hospitality and heavy vehicle transport sectors, to name a few. Examples include the White Card Construction induction course and the RSA - Responsible Service of Alcohol course. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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