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4307.0.55.001 - Apparent Consumption of Alcohol, Australia, 2011-12 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/09/2013   
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WINE
The quantity of pure alcohol available for consumption from wine increased 1.9% between 2010-11 and 2011-12, from 68.0 million litres to 69.3 million litres. White wine made up 48.6% of all pure alcohol in wine in 2011-12, while red wine made up 36.6% and other wines 14.8%.

TABLE 4: WINE, Pure alcohol available for consumption

Year ended 30 June
White table wine
Red table wine
Other wines
Total

VOLUME OF PURE ALCOHOL ('000 litres)

2007
29 389
23 058
9 816
62 263
2008
29 866
23 122
9 819
62 807
2009
31 193
24 379
10 028
65 600
2010
32 525
25 119
10 807
68 451
2011
r32 614
24 892
10 494
r68 000
2012
33 672
25 390
10 226
69 287

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

2007
r1.77
r1.39
r0.59
r3.75
2008
r1.76
r1.36
r0.58
r3.71
2009
r1.80
r1.41
r0.58
r3.78
2010
r1.84
r1.42
r0.61
r3.87
2011
r1.82
r1.39
0.58
r3.79
2012
1.84
1.39
0.56
3.80

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


The volume of wine available for consumption increased by 2.1%, from 534.6 million litres in 2010-11 to 545.6 million litres in 2011-12. White wine (up 3.2% or 8.7 million litres) accounted for most of this increase, followed by red wine (up 2.0% or 3.7 million litres). The volume of other wines decreased by 1.6% between 2010-11 and 2011-12.

TABLE 5: WINE, Volume available for consumption

Year ended 30 June
White table wine
Red table wine
Other wines
Total

VOLUME ('000 litres)

2007
242 814
174 407
76 257
493 478
2008
245 776
173 716
76 124
495 616
2009
255 677
181 931
78 171
515 780
2010
266 599
187 454
85 001
539 055
2011
r267 328
185 764
81 496
r534 588
2012
275 996
189 479
80 159
545 635

PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION(a) (litres)

2007
r14.62
r10.50
r4.59
r29.72
2008
r14.51
r10.25
r4.49
r29.25
2009
r14.74
r10.49
r4.51
r29.74
2010
r15.07
r10.60
r4.81
r30.48
2011
r14.88
r10.34
r4.54
r29.77
2012
15.12
10.38
4.39
29.89

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



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