Prevalence – alcohol

Health Survey for England, 2015 (published December 2016)
Latest statistics on adult and child smoking, e-cig use, alcohol use and obesity | NHS Digital, UK

Alcohol consumption and harm among under 18 year olds, 2016
Evidence from multiple sources shows that risk taking behaviour among young people is declining at a population level. However, levels of alcohol consumption among United Kingdom (UK) youth are higher than the European average and there are groups of young people who are taking risks and experiencing harm | PHE, UK

Statistics on Alcohol, 2016
This briefing provides a summary of statistics on drinking alcohol among adults in Great Britain and children in England. Data on alcohol related hospital admissions in England and Scotland and alcohol related deaths in England is also shown | House of Commons Library, UK

Growing up unequal: gender and socioeconomic differences in young people’s health and well-being, 2016 (PDF)
Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), a WHO collaborative cross-national study, has provided information about the health, well-being, social environment and health behaviour of 11-, 13- and 15-year-old boys and girls for over 30 years. This latest international report from the study presents findings from the 2013/2014 survey, which collected data from almost 220 000 young people in 42 countries in Europe and North America | WHO, Switzerland

Opinions and Lifestyle Survey: adult drinking habits in Great Britain 2014, 2016
Teetotalism, drinking in the week before interview, binge drinking (heavy episodic drinking) and frequent drinking, updated with 2014 data | ONS, UK

Global status report on alcohol and health, 2014 (PDF)
This report provides a global overview of alcohol consumption in relation to public health (Chapter 1) as well as information on: the consumption of alcohol in populations (Chapter 2); the health consequences of alcohol consumption (Chapter 3); and policy responses at national level (Chapter 4) | WHO, Switzerland