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Number of alcohol users in India 2017-2018 by type

According to a survey on substance use in India, there were over 160 million alcohol users across India in 2017 and 2018. Out of this, 29 million people were classified as dependent users of alcohol. Overall, alcohol was found to be the most common psychoactive substance used by Indians, wherein 14.6 percent of the surveyed population were average users.

Number of alcohol users across India between December 2017 and October 2018, by type

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Release date

February 2019

Region

India

Survey time period

December 2017 to October 2018

Number of respondents

473,569 individuals*

Age group

10-75 years old

Special properties

across 186 districts.*

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

*Additionally, a Respondent Driven Sampling survey was conducted covering 135 districts and 72,642 people who were dependent on illicit drugs.

According to source, problem users are those who score between 4 and 26 (for alcohol between 11 and 26) on the WHO ASSIST test and have experienced any harmful consequence of substance use within three months preceding the survey period.
Dependent users are those who score over 26 points on the WHO ASSIST tests.

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