These comprised a 9% rise in Spirits prices, a 6% rise in Wine prices and a 11% rise in Beer prices.
Off-trade alcohol prices were up 0.3% in September over the previous month August comprising a 2.4% rise in Spirits prices, a 0.6% drop in Wine prices and a 0.1% rise in Beer prices.
Prices in licensed premises were up by 4.7% in the 12-month period comprising a 5% rise in Spirits prices, a 6% rise in Wine prices, a 4% rise in Beer prices and a 5% rise in Soft drinks & Mineral Water prices.
Restaurants, cafés “& the like” witnessed a 6% rise in prices.
Compared to August, licensed premises prices remained level in September with only slight variation in the individual categories.
Consumer prices generally rose by 8.2% over the 12 months to September 2022, down from an annual increase of 8.7% in the 12 months to August 2022.