Consumption of alcoholic beverages 1980-2016
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Unit
Litres of pure alcohol
Latest update
6/21/2017
Reference time
1980-2016
Creation date
6/19/2017
Source
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, The State Alcohol and Tobacco Company of Iceland (ÁTVR) and Statistics Iceland
Matrix
HEI07202
Footnotes

Footnotes

Data collection on alcohol consumption has been changed as of 2008.
The above figures on quantity do not take into account alcohol imported by ship and aircraft crews and tourists entering the country, nor alcohol exported by the State Wine, Spirit and Tobacco Authority (ÁTVR) and others, or sold to
the Duty Free Store at Keflavík Airport. The sale of beer was legalised on 1 March 1989. As of 1 December 1995 the State monopoly on the import and wholesale of alcohol was abolished and importers, producers and wholesalers holding a special licence issued by the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police were permitted to resell alcohol. From 1995 to 2007 the figures cover the sales of ÁTVR and the sales of licence holders. As of 2008 volume is calculated on the bases of income from the taxation of alcoholic beverages and by information on sales of alcohol from the ÁTVR. In the years 1980-1992 wine covers table wine and fortified wine and spirits refers to stronger alcohol. 1993-2007 alcoholic beverages with alcohol percentage 22% or less by volume, except beer, are counted as wine and those over 22% by volume are counted as spirits. As of 2008 wine covers alcoholic beverages with alcohol percentage 15% or less by volume, except beer and spirits with those over 15% by volume.
Type
Spirits
Soda beverages with alcohol base are included.