Alcohol and health

The Statista dossier
  • Detailed references
  • Editorially prepared
  • Download as PDF / PPT

Statista dossier on alcohol use and health

This dossier provides some of the most interesting facts and figures relating to the use and abuse of alcohol, with the main focus on the United States. Harmful use of alcohol is a global problem that causes around six percent of all annual deaths worldwide. In the U.S., alcohol is responsible for costs exceeding 200 billion U.S. dollars annually. This document provides information on costs, prevalence, intensity of drinking, drinking among children and adolescents, and a short look at the alcohol industry.

Table of contents

  • 1. Global overview
    • Alcohol content of a glass of beer, wine, champagne and schnapps

    • Key facts on alcohol-related deaths globally 2015

    • Countries with highest per capita consumption of alcohol 2016

    • Cancer deaths attributable to alcohol consumption 2010

    • DALYs lost from cancer attributable to alcohol consumption 2010

  • 2. U.S. overview
    • U.S. costs due to abuse of tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription opioids 2017

    • Per capita alcohol consumption of all beverages in the U.S. 1850-2015

    • Per capita consumption of beer, wine, and spirits in the United States 2010-2015

    • Per capita alcohol consumption of all beverages in the U.S. by state 2015

    • Alcohol consumption of all beverages in the U.S. by state 2015

    • Alcohol use in persons aged 12 or older in the U.S. by age 2016

    • Alcohol use among U.S. persons aged 12 or older by ethnicity 2016

    • U.S. binge drinking among adults by state 2016

    • Alcohol dependence or abuse among U.S. adults by level of mental illness 2016

  • 3. Children, adolescents, young adults
    • Median age of first alcohol use among U.S. youth 1991-2015

    • Lifetime prevalence of alcohol use within grades 8, 10 and 12 in the U.S. 1991-2016

    • Annual prevalence of alcohol use within grades 8, 10 and 12 in the U.S. 1991-2016

    • Prevalence of underage drinking in the past month U.S. 2010-2015, by grade

    • Alcohol use in U.S. persons aged 12-20 by gender 2016

    • Binge alcohol use in persons aged 18-22 by college enrollment 2002-2016

    • Binge alcohol use in persons aged 18-25 in the U.S. by gender 2002-2016

    • Number of drinks U.S. youths drank on drinking days in the past month 1991-2015

  • 4. Alcohol and driving
    • Fatalities in U.S. road traffic by driver BAC in the crash 1990-2015

    • Driving under the influence of alcohol in the U.S. 2002-2015

    • Driving under the influence of alcohol in U.S. persons by age 2015

    • U.S. students driving a car after drinking alcohol by gender and grade 2014-2015

    • Young vehicle drivers under influence of alcohol in U.S. by age 2016

  • 5. Treatments
    • Alcohol-related treatments among adults in the U.S. 2005-2016

    • Number of people in the U.S. who received treatment for alcohol use 2016, by age

    • Share of people in the U.S. who received treatment for alcohol use 2016, by ethnicity

    • Places where people in the U.S. received treatment for alcohol use 2016

  • 6. The industry
    • Leading spirits brands worldwide 2017, based on brand value

    • U.S. alcohol tax revenue and forecast, 2000-2022

    • Total alcoholic beverage sales in the U.S. 2006-2016

    • U.S. wholesale sales of beer and wine 2002-2015

    • U.S. imports of distilled spirits based on import volume 2011-2016

  • Language: English
  • Released: August 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
More than 7,500
companies
trust
Statista
Recommended studies and dossiers
Show more
Recent studies and dossiers
You may also be interested in...
With Statista, you get straight to the point: analyzing data, rather than searching for it.

Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler about Statista Senior Vice President, Boston Consulting Group

Any more questions?

Get in touch with us quickly and easily. We are happy to help!