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Facts and Figures

1. Recorded alcohol consumption per capita 1960 - 2017

Alcoholconsumption 1960-2017

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Alcohol consumption 1960 - 2017 (72,8 kB)

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2. Market shares alcohol sales

Market shares alcohol sales

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Market shares alcohol sales (319 kB)

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3. Alcohol consumers, ex-drinkers and life time abstainers, 2017

  Alcohol consumers % Ex-drinkers % Life time abstainers %
Men 12+ 79.5 10.3 10.3
Women 12+ 71.6 12.9 15.6
Total 12+ population 75.5 11.2 12.9

Source: Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek

4. Alcohol use pupils aged 12-16, grades 1-4 secondary schools, 2003-2017 (in %)

  2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015 2017
Age 12 71.1 60.5 55.8 41.1 35.4 17.0 18.2 20.2
Age 13 79.6 70.0 66.1 53.9 53.4 29.0 30.6 27.1
Age 14 87.7 81.6 80.8 69.8 69.2 48.9 43.1 47.5
Age 15 90.2 88.0 89.4 83.8 82.9 68.8 64.9 61.6
Age 16 89.8 86.3 90.8 84.6 87.1 79.3 71.4 67.2
Total 12-16 83.5 76.9 76.1 65.7 64.4 46.1 42.7 41.6

Source: Trimbos-institute

5. Prevalence of heavy episodic drinking, 2016

Percentage of population 15+ and of population age 15-19 consuming at least 60 grams of pure alcohol on at least one occasion in the past 30 days, in 2016

  Population 15+ Drinkers only 15+ Population age 15-19 Drinkers only age 15-19
Males 43.2 51.9 47.1 63.7
Females 12.1 19.7 12.9 27.3
Both sexes 27.4 38.1 30.4 50.0

Source: Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health 2018

6. ER visits for alcohol intoxications, alcohol related accidents and violence, 2016

Age Intoxication Accidents/violence
< 17 1,400 500
18-24 1,500 3,400
25-54 2,000 7,400
55+ 650 5,000
Total 5,600 16,300

Source: VeiligheidNL, 2016

7. Alcohol related deaths

  1990 2000 2010 2016
Women 530 - 3,200 970 - 3,500 1,200 - 3,200 1,100 - 4,000
Men 2,700 - 6,200 3,000 - 6,000 2,900 - 5,400 2,800 - 6,900
Total 3,230 - 9,400 3,970 - 9,500 4,100 - 8,600 3,900 - 10,900

Source: GBD. Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories - appendix 2, 2018

8. Policies and interventions, 2018

Written national policy No, 2018
Excise tax on beer/wine/spirits Yes/Yes/Yes
National legal minimum age for off-premise sales of beer/wine/spirits 18/18/18
National legal minimum age for on-premise sales of beer/wine/spirits 18/18/18
Restrictions for on-/off-premise sales of alcoholic beverages - hours/days/places/density No/No/Yes/No
Restrictions for on-/off-premise sales of alcoholic beverages - specific events/intoxicated persons/petrol stations Yes/Yes/Yes
National maximum legal blood alcohol concentration when driving a verhicle - general/novice/professionals in % 0.05/0.02/0.05
Legally binding regulations on alcohol advertising/product placement Yes/Yes
Legally binding regulations on alcohol sponsorship/sales promotion No, except for tv and radio
/No (in several communities on local level)
Legally required health warning labels on alcohol advertisements/containers No/No
National government support for community action Yes
National monitoring system(s) Yes

Source: Global Status Report Alcohol and Health 2018

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