Australian Bureau of Statistics
1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002
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In Tasmania in 2001, 21,000 males and 12,300 females were classified as having a risky or high risk drinking status. However, the majority of Tasmanians were classified as low risk (101,500 males and 73,300 females).
In 2001, some 24.4% of Tasmanians (21.6% of Australians) aged 18 years had consumed alcohol in the last year, whilst 7.5% of Tasmanians (10.8% of Australians) never consume alcohol.
Tasmanians were represented in smaller proportions in the risky and high risk category (6.3% and 3.5%, respectively) than the total Australian population (6.7% and 4.1%, respectively).
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