Consultation on Health and Social Care Statistical Products

This section contains key reports focused on the assessment and evaluation of alcohol consumption in the UK.

UK Chief Medical Officers’ Low Risk Drinking Guidelines

UK Chief Medical Officers’ guidelines on how to keep health risks from drinking alcohol to a low level. 

Go to the UK Chief Medical Officers' Low Risk Drinking Guidelines page.


ABV levels in beer, cider and wine for the ‘in-home’ market

Review of typical alcohol by volume (ABV) levels in beer, cider and wine purchased for the ‘in-home’ market. 

Go to the  ABV levels in beer, cider and wine for the ‘in-home’ market page.


Local Alcohol Consumption Survey National Report

A summary of results from an alcohol consumption survey of 25 upper tier local authorities in England.

Access the Local Alcohol Consumption Survey Report.


Alcohol consumption and harm among under 18-year-olds

This report examines the available data on alcohol use and harm among those aged under 18 years of age. Its aim is to investigate trends and highlight any areas for public health action.

Access the ‘Data intelligence summary: alcohol consumption and harm among under 18 year olds report.


Alcohol licensing: data for public health teams

This resource provides details of datasets or sources of information available to examine the impact of alcohol licensing. The worksheet provides a list of data relevant to the licensing objectives as well as where this data is available and at what geographical granularity.

Go to the Alcohol harms and licensing: available data resource.