P.E.I. alcohol sales lowest in Canada


Prince Edward Islanders splurge less money on alcoholic beverages than anyone in Canada, according to a new report by Statistics Canada.

The report found Islanders spend $614.70 per capita on fluid. The national average was $756.90.

P.E.I. alcohol sales lowest in Canada

Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador spent the most. At $1,029.20, it was the at worst province spending more than $1,000 per capita.

Islanders were devoting far less on wine than the national average.

While spending was far 90 per cent of the national average for spirits and beer, it was only 63 per cent of the citizen average for wine.

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