Great Britain: Type of alcohol consumed when binge drinking 2017, by gender

This statistic displays the type of alcoholic drinks consumed by adults when binge drinking in Great Britain in 2017, by gender. According to the results, the most common drink of choice for men was normal strength beer with 60 percent of respondents, while 68 percent of women respondent that they drunk wine and/or champagne when they involved in binge drinking.

Type of alcoholic drink consumed by adults when binge drinking* in Great Britain in 2017, by gender

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Release date

May 2018


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2006 to 2017

Number of respondents

1,033 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Respondents who were binge drinkers

Method of interview

Omnibus survey

Supplementary notes

* The UK Government's alcohol strategy defines binge drinkers as men who report exceeding eight units of alcohol on their heaviest drinking day in the week before interview and women who report exceeding six units.

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