This statistical report presents a range of information on alcohol use and misuse drawn together from a variety of published sources. This report also includes additional analysis undertaken by The NHS Information Centre, which is presented in a user friendly format.
This report aims to present a broad picture of health issues relating to alcohol in England. It covers topics such as drinking habits and behaviours among adults and school children, drinking related ill health and mortality, affordability of alcohol and alcohol related costs. Government plans and recommendations in this area are also summarised in this report.