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4307.0.55.001 - Apparent Consumption of Alcohol, Australia, 2012-13 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/04/2014   
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WINE
The quantity of pure alcohol available for consumption in Australia in the form of wine decreased 0.5% between 2011-12 and 2012-13, from 69.0 million litres to 68.7 million litres. White wine made up 47.2% of all pure alcohol in wine in 2012-13, while red wine made up 37.7% and other wines 15.1%.

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)

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
32 614
24 892
10 494
68 000
2012
2013
r33 496
32 446
r25 322
25 921
10 226
10 352
r69 044
68 719

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

2008
1.76
1.36
0.58
3.71
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
r1.83
1.75
1.39
1.39
0.56
0.56
r3.78
3.70

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 decreased by 0.5%, from 543.7 million litres in 2011-12 to 541.1 million litres in 2012-13. Red wine and other wines both recorded increases during this period (2.4% and 2.0% respectively), while white wine decreased by 3.1%. This was the first decrease in the volume of white wine available for consumption since 2001 (the first year for which data is available for wine by type).


TABLE 5: WINE, Volume available for consumption

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

VOLUME ('000 litres)

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
267 328
185 764
81 496
534 588
2012
2013
r274 558
265 950
r188 969
193 443
80 159
81 728
r543 686
541 121

PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION(a) (litres)

2008
14.51
10.25
4.49
29.25
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
r15.04
14.31
r10.35
10.41
4.39
4.40
r29.78
29.11

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



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