4307.0.55.001 - Apparent Consumption of Alcohol, Australia, 2013-14 Quality Declaration 
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WINE

The quantity of pure alcohol available for consumption in Australia in the form of wine increased by 0.2% between 2012-13 and 2013-14, from 68.7 million litres to 68.9 million litres. White wine accounted for 47.7% of all pure alcohol in wine in 2013-14, while red wine made up 37.1% and other wines 15.2%.

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)

2009
31 193
24 379
10 028
65 600
2010
32 525
25 119
10 807
68 451
2011
32 614
24 892
10 494
68 000
2012
2013
2014
33 496
32 446
32 868
25 322
25 921
25 541
10 226
10 352
10 481
69 044
68 719
68 890

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

2009
1.80
1.41
0.58
3.78
2010
1.84
1.42
0.61
3.87
2011
1.82
1.39
0.58
3.79
2012
2013
2014
1.83
1.75
1.74
1.39
1.39
1.35
0.56
0.56
0.55
3.78
3.70
3.64

(a) Other wines are comprised of fortified, sparkling and carbonated wines, vermouth and other wine not elsewhere included.
(b) Litres per person aged 15 years and over.

The volume of wine available for consumption increased by 0.4%, from 541.1 million litres in 2012-13 to 543.3 million litres in 2013-14. The volume of other wines increased by 2.0% during this period while white wine increased by 1.3%. Red wine recorded a decrease (down 1.5%).
TABLE 5: WINE, Volume available for consumption

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

VOLUME ('000 litres)

2009
255 677
181 931
78 171
515 780
2010
266 599
187 454
85 001
539 055
2011
267 328
185 764
81 496
534 588
2012
2013
2014
274 558
265 950
269 410
188 969
193 443
190 607
80 159
81 728
83 331
543 686
541 121

543 348

PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION(b) (litres)

2009
14.74
10.49
4.51
29.74
2010
15.07
10.60
4.81
30.48
2011
14.88
10.34
4.54
29.77
2012
2013
2014
15.04
14.31
14.24
10.35
10.41
10.08
4.39
4.40
4.41
29.78
r29.12
28.73

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) Litres per person aged 15 years and over.