The table gives information about the different types of soft drinks and the proportion of consumers who drank them daily over a week´s period in the 4 countries of the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) in the year 2019.
Overall, in the year 2019, there were 5 different soft drink brand consumed in the United Kingdom: Coca-cola, Pepsi, Fanta, Sprite and Irn-Bru. Among these, Coca-cola was the most popular across the countries, with the exception of Irn-Bru which was the favourite in Scotland. While Scottish people drank the most number of soft drinks, citizens from Northern Ireland drank the least.
In most of the countries of the United Kingdom (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) ,Coca-cola became the most popular fizzy drink with percentages of 16%, 20% and 18%, respectively. Whereas in Scotland, Irn-Bru was the population´s first choice with a significant portion of 23%. By contrast, English and Irish people did not like Irn-Bru as much as Scottish people as it was the least popular soft drink being consumed. Finally, in Wales, Fanta was the least favorite which was drank by only 4% of the consumers.
Looking at the total percentage of drinkers, among the four countries of the United Kingdom, Scotland gained the spot for the largest proportion of people who drank soft drinks at 51% while Northern Ireland had the lowest percentage at 39%.