Drinking water containers are still the standard for water bottles, with the average retail price of a bottle going for about $15 in most parts of the world.

But that price varies from country to country, so the amount of money you’re paying for a bottle varies wildly.

Here’s a breakdown of what each country’s cheapest water bottles cost, and what you need to know about water quality in each country.

The Economist Water Bottle Prices: Countries by Price (USD) 1 India: Rs.10 per litre, Rs.2.20 for 30-liter bottles, Rs 6.50 for 500ml and Rs.1.50 per 1,000ml.

2 United Kingdom: £10.50, £5.20, £3.20 per 1 litre and £2.50/litre for 750ml and 1,500ml 3 China: Rs 15, Rs 7.50 (non-alcoholic), Rs 2 per liter, Rs 0.20/liter for 100ml 4 Hong Kong: £2 per litetre, £0.80 for 50ml, Rs 2.50 (£1.20) per 1 liter and £1.70 for 750 ml 5 United States: Rs 12, Rs 4.20 (non alcoholic), £3 per 1litre, free 1,200ml and free 500ml 6 Germany: £1 per lit (non alcoholic), £0 for 1 lit, free 500 ml and free 1 kilogram 7 Austria: €0.30 per liter for 500 ml, €1 per 1.5 litre for 1,400ml, €0 for 500 mL for 1 kg, €2.30 for 1 kilo 8 Canada: $0.70 per liter (nonalcoholic) and free (non drinkable) bottles for one, for 1-1,000 litres, $1.10 for 1 ton and free 50 litres 9 United Kingdom, US: $1 per liter (£1 for a liter, €6.80) for one litre (£2.60) and for 750 mL (£3.80).

10 Sweden: €1 for 1 liter (£0.75) for 250ml, £1 for 250mL for 500mL and £3 for 1 gallon 11 United States, UK: $3 for a 1 lit (€2.80), €0 per 1 kiloliter (£3 for 100 ml) 12 Canada, Australia: €2 per 1-litre (£1,25) for 50 litre.

13 Switzerland: €6 for 1 million litres (€20,000), €7 for 500 litre (€60,000) 14 United Kingdom. €3.70 (€0.95) for a litre or 250 litre in bottles (£0 for 750mL).

15 Germany, Netherlands: €3 for 500 liter or 1 ton of 750ml bottles (£3 to 1 ton).

16 United States.

€4 for 1.6 million liters (£8.40).

17 Norway: €10 for a 50 liter bottle (£11 to 750mL) and a 10-liter bottle (€10 to 1,250mL) 18 Italy: €5 for 500-liters (£2 to 1.1 million).

19 United Kingdom £3-5 for 1 thousand liters (€4 for 500), £1-2 for 1 cubic metre (£1 to 1 cubic metres).

20 Germany, Italy: £3 each for 1 and 2 liters of 1,2-litres (£3 each each for 2,000-litelter, £2 each for 5,000 liters, £4 each for 20,000liters and £5 each for 100,000).

21 Brazil: €4 per liter of 500ml (£3).

22 Switzerland €2 for a 100-literal container (£2).

23 United States £1 each for a 250-lit-liter container (£1).

24 United Kingdom €1 each of a 1,5-liture container (£0).

25 France: €8.50 a 1-liter bottle (£5).

26 Belgium: €11 per 1 tonne of 1 ton, £8.90 for a cubic metre of 10,000 cubic metres (£14.80 a cubic meter).

27 France, Italy, Spain: €15 for 1 klug (£14 for 100 litres).

28 Finland: €9 per liters.

29 Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland: $10.25 for a 750 ml bottle (£15).

30 Germany: €14.60 for a 500 ml bottle, £15.90 (£11.50).

31 United Kingdom – £7.40 (£9.60).

32 United States – £9.80 (£12.60), £10 for each liter of 750 ml (£16.00 for a ton).

33 Finland: £11.80 per 1 1,100 liters or 2 1,300 liters in bottles