Amount of alcohol consumed per capita (15+) | Hong Kong SAR Amount of alcohol consumed per capita (15+) | Hong Kong SAR

22 Aug 2022

According to the health fact statistics released by the Department of Health, in 2016, prevalence of daily alcohol drinking in Hong Kong was 2.8% for the population aged 18-64 (4.3% for male and 1.8% for female) (Department of Health, 2018). For further breakdown by age groups, according to an earlier population health survey in 2014/2015, the prevalence was the highest at 5.1% for the age group of 75-84 (Centre for Health Protection, 2017). In 2018, the alcohol consumption per capita was 2.85 litres among people aged 15 and above in Hong Kong (Department of Health, 2020, March 5).


Centre for Health Protection. (2017). Report of Population Health Survey 2014/15. Retrieved from https://www.chp.gov.hk/en/static/51256.html

Department of Health. (2018). Health Facts of Hong Kong 2018 Edition. Retrieved from https://www.dh.gov.hk/english/statistics/statistics_hs/files/Health_Statistics_pamphlet_E.pdf

Department of Health. (2020, March 5). Alcohol Consumption Per Capita in Hong Kong. Retrieved from https://www.change4health.gov.hk/en/alcohol_aware/figures/alcohol_consumption/index.html