Alcohol consumption among 14 to 15-year-old Year 10 students, 2012-2018

6 Aug 2020

The Youth Insights Survey monitors Year 10 students’ behaviours, attitudes, and knowledge on a range of health-related topics, including alcohol consumption.

This brief report presents key findings on Year 10 students’ alcohol consumption based on data from the 2018 Youth Insights Survey. It presents patterns of alcohol consumption (including heavy episodic drinking) for 14 to 15-year-old Year 10 students; looks at the factors that influence whether or not students drink heavily; and shows changes in alcohol consumption from 2012 to 2018.

For information on Year 10 students’ use of other substances, please see Substance use behaviour among 14 and 15-year-olds: Results from a nationally representative survey.