Alcohol use - drinking status


    Drinking status for those aged 14+ years, ACT and Australia, 2019

    • In 2019, 4.4% of ACT residents aged 14+ years reported drinking daily (4.5% males and 4.2% females). This was lower than the national average (5.4%). However, the ACT had a higher proportion of people reporting drinking weekly and monthly (38.2% weekly; 22.6% monthly) compared with the national average (34.9% weekly, 21.1% monthly).  

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    Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2020. National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2019.  Drug Statistics series no. 32. PHE 270. Canberra AIHW.