How obtained alcohol in the last four weeks
This measure is based on pupils who obtained alcohol in the last four weeks. Pupils could give more than one answer to this question.
Of pupils who obtained alcohol in the last four weeks, they were most likely to have been given it by parents or guardians (71%). Other common sources were to be given it by friends (49%), or to take it from home with permission (48%).
9% of pupils said they had bought alcohol from a shop or pub in the last 4 weeks, with 15 year olds the most likley to have done so (14% - see table 6.2).