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This statistical report presents a range of information on alcohol use and misuse by adults and children drawn together from a variety of sources for England unless otherwise stated.
More information can be found in the source publications which contain a wider range of data and analyses.
Newly published data includes:
Adult Drinking Habits which is being published by ONS on the same day as this report.
New analyses of data on affordability of alcohol using already published ONS data.
Information on the volume and cost of prescriptions from NHS Digital.
The latest information from already published sources includes:
Alcohol-related hospital admissions published by PHE in their Local Alcohol Profiles for England (LAPE) which uses data from NHS Digital’s Hospital Episode Statistics (HES).
Alcohol-specific deaths published by ONS.
Health Survey for England (HSE).
Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use (SDD).
Road casualties involving illegal alcohol levels published by Department for Transport.
Family Food report from the Living Costs and Food Survey (LCFS).
Report also includes information on:
Drinking behaviours (adults and children)
Alcohol expenditure and affordability
Road accidents involving illegal alcohol levels.
Similar to 2016 but lower than 2007.
Admissions primarily due to alcohol consumption (narrow measure).
But 17% higher than 2006/07.
4% higher than 2015 and an increase of 11% on 2006.