4307.0.55.001 - Apparent Consumption of Alcohol, Australia, 2015-16  
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SPIRITS AND READY TO DRINK (PRE-MIXED) BEVERAGES

The quantity of pure alcohol available for consumption in the form of spirits (excluding RTDs) increased by 3.5% between 2014-15 and 2015-16, from 23.4 million litres to 24.3 million litres. The quantity of pure alcohol available for consumption in the form of RTDs increased by 3% during this period, from 11 million litres to 11.3 million litres.

TABLE 6: SPIRITS AND READY TO DRINK (PRE-MIXED) BEVERAGES, Pure alcohol available for consumption

Year ended 30 June
Spirits
RTDs
Total

VOLUME OF PURE ALCOHOL ('000 litres)

2011
r24 032
12 814
r36 844
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
r23 080
r24 031
23 174
23 436
24 280
12 490
12 130
11 610
10 962
11 301
r35 571
r36 161
34 784
34 399
35 581

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

2011
1.34
0.71
2.05
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
1.26
1.29
1.23
1.22
1.25
0.68
0.65
0.61
0.57
0.58
1.95
r1.94
1.84
1.79
1.83

r revised (see paragraph 5 and 6 of the Explanatory Notes).
(a) Litres per person aged 15 years and over.