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Table 1 The estimated changes in key policy levers in two privatisation scenarios

From: Estimating the public health impact of disbanding a government alcohol monopoly: application of new methods to the case of Sweden

Policy Lever Scenario 1 – Private Liquor Stores Scenario 2 – Grocery Stores
Population density of liquor stores 200% increase 1500% increase
Sunday trading An extra 12 h day added An extra 14 h day added
Extended hours An increase of 44% An increase of 68%
Mean prices Beer + 4.9% Beer + 2.4%
Wine + 6.0% Wine + 3.0%
Spirits + 1.4% Spirits + 0.7%
Minimum prices Beer −19.9% Beer −24.9%
Wine −12.5% Wine −15.6%
Spirits −20.6% Spirits −25.7%
Promotions Half the inverse effect of a ban Inverse of effect of a ban