The Apparent consumption of alcohol in Australia report uses data from a range of sources, including excise data, import clearance records and financial information, to estimate the total amount of alcohol made available to people living in Australia every financial year. Annual data is presented for total volumes and volumes per capita at the National level. Estimates are disaggregated into the beverage types of beer, wine, spirits, and cider.
- Cat. no: PHE 331
Consumption of alcohol remained stable at around 10 litres per capita between 1991–92 and 2019–20
Wine continued to be the largest contributor to apparent consumption of pure alcohol
Apparent consumption of spirits in 2019–20 was at the highest level since 2007–08
Cider continued to make up a small proportion of the total amount of alcohol consumed in Australia