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Top 5 African countries with the cheapest beer in 2024

Top 5 African Countries for Cheap Beer in 2024

Beer holds a special place in cultures worldwide, whether enjoyed during social gatherings, or celebrations, simply as a refreshing beverage, or a symbol of tradition. Yet, its affordability significantly differs from one country to another.

Africa’s beer market has grown consistently due to changing lifestyles, rising incomes, urbanization, and youth enthusiasm. Global and local breweries are capitalizing on this trend, with Africa now representing about eight percent of global beer consumption.

Recently Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB), the largest brewer in the country, announced a net loss of N106 billion ($235 million) for 2023, attributing it to economic challenges and the devaluation of the naira.

According to Numbeo, here are the top 5 African countries for cheap beer in 2024

Nigeria — $0.99

Nigeria — $0.99
NigeriaNigeria takes the crown as the ultimate destination for cheap beer in Africa. Here, a 0.5-liter bottle of domestic brew will only set you back $0.99, making it an accessible indulgence for locals and visitors alike.

Read also:  NB suffers N106bn loss as beer becomes expensive for Nigerians

Tunisia — $1.19

Tunisia — $1.19
In the North African gem of Tunisia, beer enthusiasts can rejoice at the affordability of their favorite libation. With a price tag of $1.19 for a 0.5-liter bottle of domestic beer, Tunisia offers a delightful blend of Mediterranean charm and budget-friendly brews.

South Africa — $1.20

South Africa — $1.20
At just $1.20 for a 0.5-liter bottle of domestic beer, South Africa welcomes beer enthusiasts to indulge without denting their wallets. Whether trying out craft brews in Cape Town or gathering with friends for a braai, beer in South Africa embodies accessibility and enjoyment.

Egypt — $1.27

Egypt — $1.27
Egypt’s millennia-old history and the city provide a captivating backdrop for beer lovers seeking affordability. With a price of $1.27 for a 0.5-liter bottle of domestic beer, Egypt offers a unique blend of ancient wonders and contemporary pleasures.

Mauritius — $1.52

Mauritius — $1.52
Rounding out our list is the idyllic island nation of Mauritius, where beer comes with a surprisingly modest price tag. At $1.52 for a 0.5-liter bottle of domestic brew, Mauritius offers a tropical paradise for beer enthusiasts on a budget.