Australia and COVID-19: Alcohol Deaths Increased During Pandemic

Posted on October 04, 2021 in Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific

New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that there was an 8.3% increase in Australian deaths caused by alcohol in 2020 compared to 2019.
In 2019, Australian women experienced a death rate equal to the highest death rate due to alcohol in the ten year time series. The female alcohol death rate was this high only once before in 2015.

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