Which alcohol beverages do Australians usually drink?

The alcohol beverages most commonly consumed by Australians are bottled wine (34%), regular strength beer (19%), and bottled spirits/liqueur (15%).

34% of Australians mainly drank bottled wine; 19% mainly drank regular strength beer; 15% mainly drank bottled spirits/liqueur; 8% mainly drank mid strength beer; 6% mainly drank canned pre-mixed sprits; 4% mainly drank cider; 4% mainly drank bottled pre-mixed spirits; 4% mainly drank low strength beer; 2% mainly drank cask wine; 1% mainly drank fortified wine; 0.4% mainly drank home brew beer; and 2% mainly drank ‘other’ alcohol beverages.

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2019 National Drug Strategy Household Survey.

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