Which alcohol beverages do Australians usually drink?

The alcohol beverages most commonly consumed by Australians are bottled wine (34%), regular strength beer (20%), and bottled spirits/liqueur (15%).

34% of Australians drink bottled wine; 20% of Australians drink regular strength beer; 15% of Australians drink bottled spirits/liqueur; 7% of Australians drink mid strength beer; 6% of Australians drink canned pre-mixed sprits; 5% of Australians drink bottled pre-mixed spirits; 4% of Australians drink low strength beer; 3% of Australians drink cask wine; 3% of Australians drink cider; 1% of Australians drink fortified wine; 0.5% of Australians drink home brew beer; and 1% of Australians drink ‘other’ alcohol beverages.

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NCETA secondary analysis, 2015).

Please note: Percentages may not tally to 100% due to rounding.