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Beer sales in Canada by volume have been relatively flat during the pandemic, as seen in the chart below.
Beer volumes in 2020 through October were up 0.2% compared to 2019. Beer sales by volume have been in a gradual decline before the pandemic.
Total beer volumes declined 3.0% in 2019. Domestic beer volumes declined 3.9% in 2019, while import volumes increased by 1.5%. 16% of total beer sales in 2019 were imports. Draft represented 10% of sales by package type in Canada.
Per capita consumption has been declining steadily, as seen in the following chart. Per capita consumption declined by 4.6% in 2019. Molson Coors has about a third of the Canadian beer market share.