On common, Mexicans devour 1.Three liters of beer per week: INEGI

According to INEGI, Mexico ranks 30th worldwide in terms of beer consumption.

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The National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) published the document together with the National Chamber of Beer and Malting Industries (Cerveceros de México) Know the beer industry . This is a report that shows how the economic outlook is related to the beer and malt industries.

According to the information generated by INEGI Per capita beer consumption in Mexico rose from 55 to 68 liters between 2014 and 2019 . This is, On average, every Mexican consumes 1.3 liters of beer per week . For this reason, Mexico took 30th place in the global ranking of beer consumption.

The beer industry is also one of the 19 most important industries in the country (out of a total of 288 activity classes). Even, The percentage of value added generated by this sector (47.0%) is higher than that of the manufacturing sector (26.3%). . As a result, it is estimated that the brewing industry offers its workers the highest wages in the entire alcoholic beverage industry.

According to the report, “65 cents for every peso made from alcoholic beverages equals beer production.” It is worth noting that the average annual growth in beer production between 2013 and 2019 was 6.7%.

On the other hand, the number of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises that produce beer has also increased significantly. It is even estimated that 128 companies are currently responsible for the production of beer (the average number of jobs created is 117 people).

It should be noted that the export rate also increased by 13.1% from 1993 to 2019. Thanks to this, Mexico has managed to position itself as the world’s largest beer exporter since 2010. In doing so, they outperform countries such as Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Image: INEGI

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