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4307.0.55.001 - Apparent Consumption of Alcohol, Australia, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
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Spirits and Ready to Drink (pre-mixed) beverages

The quantity of alcohol available for consumption in the form of spirits (excluding RTDs) increased by 4.8% between 2009-10 and 2010-11, from 23.0 million litres to 24.1 million litres.

At the same time the quantity of alcohol available for consumption in the form of RTDs remained stable, at 12.8 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)

2006
19 154
16 383
35 537
2007
19 355
18 123
37 478
2008
20 160
18 693
38 853
2009
r22 908
r13 012
r35 920
2010
r23 015
12 811
r35 826
2011
24 112
12 814
36 926

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

2006
1.16
0.99
2.15
2007
1.15
1.08
2.23
2008
r1.18
1.09
2.26
2009
1.30
0.74
2.04
2010
r1.28
r0.71
2.00
2011
1.32
0.70
2.03

(a) Litres per person aged 15 years and over.
r revised

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