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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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SPIRITS AND READY TO DRINK (PRE-MIXED) BEVERAGES)
The quantity of alcohol available for consumption in the form of spirits (excluding RTDs) decreased by 4.0% between 2010-11 and 2011-12, from 24.0 million litres to 23.1 million litres. The quantity of alcohol available for consumption in the form of RTDs decreased by 2.5% during this period, from 12.8 million litres to 12.5 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)

2007
r19 354
18 123
r37 477
2008
r20 148
18 693
r38 841
2009
r22 900
13 012
r35 912
2010
r23 014
12 811
r35 825
2011
r24 034
12 814
r36 847
2012
23 082
12 490
35 572

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

2007
r1.17
r1.09
r2.26
2008
r1.19
r1.10
r2.29
2009
r1.32
r0.75
r2.07
2010
r1.30
r0.72
r2.03
2011
r1.34
r0.71
r2.05
2012
1.26
0.68
1.95

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



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