Alcohol misuse has been identified as a significant public health and social issue in Northern Ireland over many years. The department's new strategic direction for alcohol and drugs (phase 2:2011-16) documents the problems of alcohol abuse and the need to monitor drinking prevalence.

Information provided

This section presents information on persons who exceed recommended drinking levels, binge drinking, problem drinking and drinking patterns amongst young people.


Previous publications

For previous surveys uses the links above.

Additional Information

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