4307.0.55.001 - Apparent Consumption of Alcohol, Australia, 2015-16  
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WINE

The quantity of pure alcohol available for consumption in Australia in the form of wine in 2015-16 was 70.9 million litres. White wine accounted for 48.6% of all pure alcohol in wine in 2015-16, while red wine made up 37.6% and other wines 13.8%.

TABLE 4: WINE, Pure alcohol available for consumption

Year ended 30 June
White table wine
Red table wine
Other wines(a)
Total

VOLUME OF PURE ALCOHOL ('000 litres)

2011
32 614
24 892
10 494
68 000
2012
33 496
25 322
10 226
69 044
2013
32 446
25 921
10 352
68 719
2014
2015(b)
2016(b)
32 868
33 635
34 404
25 541
25 877
26 677
10 481
10 706
9 781
68 890
70 219
70 862

PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION OF PURE ALCOHOL(c) (litres)

2011
1.82
1.39
0.58
3.79
2012
1.83
1.39
0.56
3.78
2013
r1.74
1.39
0.56
r3.69
2014
2015(b)
2016(b)
1.74
1.75
1.77
1.35
1.35
1.37
0.55
0.56
0.50
3.64
3.66
3.64

r revised (see paragraph 5 of the Explanatory Notes).
(a) Other wines are comprised of fortified, sparkling and carbonated wines, vermouth and other wine not elsewhere included.
(b) Due to the changes in survey design between 2013-14 and 2015-16 and the interpolation method applied to calculate 2014-15 domestic wine data, comparisons between these years should be interpreted with caution (for details, see paragraphs 19-25 of the Explanatory Notes).
(c) Litres per person aged 15 years and over.

The volume of wine available for consumption was 558.9 million litres in 2015-16.
TABLE 5: WINE, Volume available for consumption

Year ended 30 June
White table wine
Red table wine
Other wines(a)
Total

VOLUME ('000 litres)

2011
267 328
185 764
81 496
534 588
2012
2013
2014
2015(b)
2016(b)
274 558
265 950
269 410
275 695
281 998
188 969
193 443
190 607
193 115
199 085
80 159
81 728
83 331
85 471
77 794
543 686
541 121

543 348
554 281

558 878

PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION(c) (litres)

2011
14.88
10.34
4.54
29.77
2012
2013
2014
r15.03
r14.30
r14.25
10.35
r10.40
10.08
4.39
r4.39
4.41
r29.77
r29.09
28.73
2015(b)
14.36
10.06
4.45
28.87
2016(b)
14.47
10.22
3.99
28.68

r revised (see paragraph 5 of the Explanatory Notes).
(a) Other wines are comprised of fortified, sparkling and carbonated wines, vermouth and other wine not elsewhere included.
(b) Due to the changes in survey design between 2013-14 and 2015-16 and the interpolation method applied to calculate 2014-15 domestic wine data, comparisons between these years should be interpreted with caution (for details, see paragraphs 19-25 of the Explanatory Notes).
(c) Litres per person aged 15 years and over.