Where do Australian school students aged 12-17 years drink alcohol?
Among Australian school students aged 12-17 years who drank alcohol in the past week, 35% had their last drink at home, 31% had their last drink at a party, and 15% had their last drink at a friend’s house.
Source: Cancer Council Victoria (2018). ASSAD 2017 Statistics & Trends: Australian secondary school students' use of tobacco, alcohol, over-the-counter drugs, and illicit substances.
Please note: Percentages do not tally to 100% as only the three most common locations are reported.
These data exclude students who reported multiple drinking locations and differ from NDSHS data concerning young people in the general population where reported data include multiple responses.