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August 11, 2020

The Night-Time Economy: Findings from the 2009/10 and 2010/11 Northern Ireland Crime Surveys Research and Statistical Bulletin 3/2012 (Department of Justice)

The focus is on NICS respondents’ perceptions and experience of visiting their local high street or town centre in the evening to socialise. This might include […]
August 11, 2020

Monthly updates archive and previously published annual bulletins 2020 (PSNI)

Annual bulletins previously published Monthly update, period ending 31 May 2020 (published 25 June 2020). Read more: https://www.psni.police.uk/inside-psni/Statistics/anti-social-behaviour-statistics/anti-social-behaviour-statistics-archive/
August 11, 2020

“Motoring Offence Statistics for Northern Ireland 2019 Annual Report” 2020 (Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency & PSNI)

This report provides statistics on the number of motoring offences detected by police in Northern Ireland in 2019. It does not include any detections by the […]
August 11, 2020

Preliminary Breath Tests conducted in Northern Ireland, 2010 – 2019, (Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency & PSNI)

Between 2018 and 2019, the number of PBTs carried out by the PSNI increased by 10%, from 35,994 to 39,489, with the majority of increase in […]
August 11, 2020

Victim/Perpetrator use of alcohol in domestic violence incidents in NI 2013 (Department of Justice)

Based on a self-completion module designed to examine the experiences of, and attitudes to, domestic violence and abuse among Northern Ireland Crime Survey respondents aged 16-64 […]
August 11, 2020

Victim/Perpetrator use of alcohol in domestic violence incidents in NI 2017 (Department of Justice)

Based on a self-completion module designed to examine the experiences of, and attitudes to, domestic violence and abuse among Northern Ireland Crime Survey respondents aged 16-64 […]
August 11, 2020

The Night-Time Economy: Findings from the 2009/10 and 2010/11 Northern Ireland Crime Surveys 2012 (Department of Justice)

The focus is on NICS respondents’ perceptions and experience of visiting their local high street or town centre in the evening to socialise. This might include […]
August 11, 2020

Data on Night-time economy incl. public drinking and drunkennes 2014 (Department of Justice)

The focus is on NICS respondents’ perceptions and experience of visiting/using their local high street or town centre in the evening to socialise. This might include […]
August 11, 2020

National Drug Treatment Reporting System 2013 – 2019 Alcohol Data 2020 (HRB)

The latest figures from the HRB show 53,200 cases were treated for problem alcohol use in Ireland between 2013 and 2019. A total of 7,546 cases […]
August 11, 2020

Mandatory pregnancy health warning labels on alcohol: Listen to the experts not the industry 2020 (Australian Health Promotion Association)

This editorial is focused on the harms associated with FASD. However, the other harms mentioned above are equally important and coalesce to emphasise why pregnancy health […]
August 11, 2020

The Active* Consent/Union of Students in Ireland Sexual Experiences Survey 2020: Sexual Violence and Harassment Experiences in a National Survey of Higher Education Institutions 2020 (NUIG & Union of Students Ireland of Ireland)

The Sexual Experiences Survey (SES) 2020 was completed by 6,026 undergraduate and postgraduate students at Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) during February/April 2020. The survey was […]
August 11, 2020

Alcohol marketing in the WHO European Region – Update report on the evidence and recommend policy actions 2020 (WHO)

This report analyses the current state of regulation concerning marketing of alcoholic beverages in Europe. It shows that, although most countries in the World Health Organization […]
August 11, 2020

EMCDDA trendspotter briefing – Impact of COVID-19 on patterns of drug use and drugrelated harms in Europe 2020 (EMCDDA)

Since the start of 2020, European countries have been experiencing an unprecedented public health threat with the emergence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In order to […]
August 11, 2020

Global Drug Survey – Special Edition on COVID-19 (Global Drug Survey)

The Global Drug Survey (GDS) Special Edition on COVID-19 was developed as part of a global effort to better understand the impact of the pandemic on […]
August 11, 2020

Clusters of Health Behaviours Among Young Adults in Ireland 2020 (ESRI)

New ESRI research, funded by HSE Health and Wellbeing, examines how 4 key risk factors for disease (smoking, alcohol consumption, physical activity, diet) cluster together among […]
August 3, 2020

Addiction Services in Northern Ireland 2020 (Northern Ireland Audit Office)

This report provides an overview of the scale of alcohol and drug addiction in Northern Ireland, the structures and systems in place within the health sector […]
August 3, 2020

COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch 2020 (European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions)

Eurofound’s COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch collates information on the responses of government and social partners to the crisis, as well as gathering examples of company practices aimed […]
August 3, 2020

Frequency of alcohol consumption by sex, age and educational attainment level 2020 (Eurostat)

General and regional statistics of alcohol consumption by sex, age and educational attainment level. Read more https://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_al1e&lang=en
August 3, 2020

Spotlight on adolescent health and well-being. Findings from the 2017/2018 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey in Europe and Canada. International report. Volume 1. Key findings 2020 (WHO)

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), a WHO collaborative cross-national study, has provided information about the health, well-being, social environment and health behaviour of 11-, 13- […]
August 3, 2020

Social Impact of COVID-19 Survey April 2020 (CSO)

Changes in consumption of alcohol. Read more https://www.cso.ie/en/releasesandpublications/ep/p-sic19/socialimpactofcovid-19surveyapril2020/changesinconsumption/ 
August 3, 2020

Most disadvantaged disproportionately at risk of alcohol-related violence 2020 (Institute of Alcohol Studies)

New findings show that alcohol-related violence affects the poorest in society to the greatest degree, with the most deprived groups experiencing as much as 14 times […]
August 3, 2020

Spotlight on adolescent health and well-being. Findings from the 2017/2018 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey in Europe and Canada. International report. Volume 2. Key data 2020 (WHO)

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), a WHO collaborative cross-national study, has provided information about the health, well-being, social environment and health behaviour of 11-, 13- […]
February 20, 2020

Number caught drink/drug driving up by almost 30% – 2020 (PSNI)

A total of 418 people were arrested for drink/drug driving related offences during this year’s campaign, representing an increase of 29.8% compared with the same period […]
February 20, 2020

The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study 2018 (Health Promotion Research Centre National University of Ireland Galway)

This report presents data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey carried out in 2018 in the Republic of Ireland. This is the sixth […]
February 20, 2020

Alcohol Deaths 2019 (NISRA)

The annual Alcohol-Specific Deaths, Northern Ireland release presents statistics on the most recent official death registration data available on alcohol-specific mortality across Northern Ireland (NI). Alcohol […]
February 20, 2020

My World Survey 2 – The National Study of Youth Mental Health in Ireland 2019 (UCD School of Psychology and Jigsaw)

Capturing the views of more than 19,000 young people from across Ireland to understand what can lead to an increased risk of mental health difficulties, and […]
February 20, 2020

Estimation of national, regional, and global prevalence of alcohol use during pregnancy and fetal alcohol syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis 2017 (The Lancet)

Alcohol use during pregnancy is the direct cause of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). We aimed to estimate the prevalence of alcohol use during pregnancy and FAS […]
February 20, 2020

Tables from health survey Northern Ireland 2019 (Department of Health)

These tables present statistics from the health survey Northern Ireland. Please note that in 2018/19, as part of an ongoing methodological review, a revised weighting methodology […]
February 20, 2020

Alcohol in Quality and Outcomes Framework data in Northern Ireland 2019 (Department of Health)

Clinical Indicators & Achievement Summary – 2018/19 – Northern Ireland Read more: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/health/qof-indicators-summary-2018-19.pdf
February 20, 2020

Growing Up In Ireland Key Findings: Cohort ’98 at 20 Years Old in 2018/19 (Growing Up in Ireland)

This Key Findings report presents summary information on the lives and circumstances of the 20-year-olds from the fourth wave of interviews with Growing Up in Ireland’s […]
February 20, 2020

Analysis of fatal and serious injury collisions on Irish roads during peak and off-peak hours 2014-2018 (Road Safety Authority)

Alcohol a major factor in fatalities between 10pm and 6am 75% of fatalities between the hours of 10pm and 6am (off-peak) had a positive toxicology for […]
February 20, 2020

Profile of fire fatalities in Ireland using coronial data 2019 (Health Research Board)

Highlights Older people are at an increased risk of dying in residential fires Alcohol is a key factor in fatal fires in the Republic of Ireland. […]
February 20, 2020

Census of Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services in Northern Ireland: 30th April 2019 (Department of Health)

This Publication summarises information on clients who were receiving treatment for problem alcohol and/or drugs as at 30th April 2019. As with previous censuses, the number […]
November 21, 2019
NISRA

Alcohol-Specific Deaths Northern Ireland Information Paper 2019 (NISRA)

NISRA has published an information paper outlining how alcohol-specific death statistics are collected and published in Northern Ireland. ‘Alcohol-Specific Deaths’ includes conditions known to be exclusively […]
September 30, 2019

New national survey on the prevalence of sexual violence in Ireland 2019 (Central Statistics Office )

In December 2017, at the request of the Minister for Justice and Equality, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) took part in a working group whose role […]
September 27, 2019

The range and magnitude of alcohol’s harm to others A report delivered to the Five Nations Health Improvement Network 2019 (Public Health England)

This review aims to describe these harms to others from existing surveys published in countries which are members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. The […]
September 27, 2019

Alcohol county profiles 2019 (Health Service Executive and Alcohol Forum)

These profiles present data on alcohol-related harms and alcohol retail at county level. Data on alcohol related deaths, hospital admissions, social impact measures and alcohol licences […]
September 25, 2019

Northern Ireland Registry of Self-Harm Three-Year Report 2012/13 to 2014/15 (Public Health Agency )

This is the third regional report from the Northern Ireland Self-Harm Registry, covering the period 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2015. The National Self-Harm Registry […]
September 25, 2019

Inquested deaths in Ireland: A study of routine data and recording procedures 2007 (National Suicide Research Foundation)

For 3% of the 1,800 inquested deaths in 2002, the deceased had resided outside of Ireland. Almost half of these individuals had resided in Northern Ireland […]
September 25, 2019

Alcohol and suicides in Northern Ireland (coroners data) – Substance misuse in life and death in a 2-year cohort of suicides 2016 (The British Journal of Psychiatry)

Although substance misuse is a key risk factor in suicide, relatively little is known about the relationship between lifetime misuse and misuse at the time of […]
September 25, 2019

Alcohol involvement in suicides in Northern Ireland – Death by Suicide: A Report Based on the Northern Ireland Coroner’s Database (HSC Research and Development Division, Public Health Agency )

Potentially new information, especially relating to the characteristics of those who had died by suicide was made available through the Coroner’s Office. The information made available […]
September 25, 2019

“Alcohol consumption, harm and policy response fact sheets for 30 European countries ” 2018 (World Health Organization)

In this publication, 30 country fact sheets for EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland (referred to as the EU+) are presented. They provide national-level indicators on […]
September 25, 2019

Trends in Alcohol Consumption 2016 UK (World Health Organization)

Status report on alcohol consumption, harm and policy responses in United Kingdom.  Read more: http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0013/402205/ACHP_FS_UnitedKingdom.pdf?ua=1
September 25, 2019

Trends in Alcohol Consumption 2016 RoI (World Health Organization )

Status report on alcohol consumption, harm and policy responses in Ireland.  Read more: http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/402189/ACHP_FS_Ireland.pdf?ua=1
September 25, 2019

Alcohol intoxication in drowning statistics – A Report on drowning in the Republic of Ireland 1988 – 2012 (Irish Water Safety )

A considerable 27% of drowning for the period 1988 – 2012 involved some level of intoxication (light to heavy), however as in nearly a third (31%) […]
September 25, 2019

Statistics by topics: Unhealthy Behaviours 2018 (Department of Health)

Summary of graphs and tables in relation to the  Health of the Population. Includes: Number of Cases in Treatment for Problem Drug and Alcohol Use, Alcohol […]
September 25, 2019

National Self Harm Registry Ireland Annual Report 2017 (National Self-Harm Registry Ireland)

This is the sixteenth annual report from the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland. It is based on data collected on persons presenting to hospital emergency departments following […]
September 25, 2019

National Self Harm Registry Ireland Annual Report 2016 (National Self-Harm Registry Ireland)

This is the fifteenth annual report from the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland. It is based on data collected on persons presenting to hospital emergency departments (EDs) […]
September 25, 2019

National Self Harm Registry Ireland Annual Report 2015 (National Self-Harm Registry Ireland)

This is the fourteenth annual report from the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland. The Registry is funded by the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention. It is […]
September 25, 2019

National Self Harm Registry Ireland Annual Report 2014 (National Self-Harm Registry Ireland)

This is the thirteenth annual report from the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland. It is based on data collected on persons presenting to hospital emergency departments as […]
September 25, 2019

National Registry of Deliberate Self Harm Ireland Annual Report 2013 (National Self-Harm Registry Ireland)

This is the twelfth annual report from the National Registry of Deliberate Self Harm. It is based on data collected on persons presenting to hospital emergency […]
September 25, 2019

National Registry of Deliberate Self Harm Ireland Annual Report 2012 (National Self-Harm Registry Ireland)

The eleventh annual report from the National Registry of Deliberate Self Harm. It is based on data collected on persons presenting to hospital emergency departments as […]
September 25, 2019

Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2011 to 2017 (Health Research Board)

This is the annually updated bulletin from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on cases of treated problem alcohol use in Ireland. It covers the […]
August 28, 2019

Fatal and Serious (KSI) Road Traffic Collisions caused by Drink Driving (2013-2017) (Department for Infrastructure NI)

This statistical brief reviews PSNI road traffic collision data from 2013 to 2017 to identify any emerging issues regarding drink drive collisions in relation to when […]
May 20, 2019

Alcohol Retail Outlet Density Northern Ireland 2018 (Dep for Communities)

The Department for Communities Social Policy Unit, is responsible for the alcohol licensing in Northern Ireland. Evidence from other countries shows a significant relationship between alcohol […]
May 20, 2019

National Drug Treatment Reporting System 2011-2017 drug data (HRB)

Latest figures from the Health Research Board show 63,303 cases presented for treatment for problem drug use (excluding alcohol) between 2011 and 2017. The number of […]
May 16, 2019

Tables from Health Survey Northern Ireland 2018 (Dep Health NI)

Tables outlining: adult and child BMI levels, the foods people eat on most days of the week and fruit & vegetable intake, the amount of physical […]
May 16, 2019

Alcohol Action Ireland comments on latest alcohol consumption data for 2018

Alcohol Action Ireland today (Tues, 12 March 2019) note the data released by Revenue: provisional alcohol clearances and receipts 2018. This data disappointingly indicates that alcohol […]
May 16, 2019

EU Health Equity Pilot Project 2016-2018 (EU Commission)

The European Commission  Health Equity Pilot Project provided support for knowledge sharing and policy development to reduce health inequalities in the European Union, with a focus […]
May 16, 2019

Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2010 – 2016 (HRB)

This is the updated bulletin from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on cases of treated problem alcohol use in Ireland from 2010 to 2016. […]
May 16, 2019

Healthy Ireland Outcomes Framework (DoH Ireland)

Published 21 Dec 2018 Harmful use of alcohol is one of the health status indicators featured in the Healthy Ireland Outcomes Framework. This indicator is based […]
May 16, 2019

Cross Border Shopping Survey (CSO) – Quarter 1 2018

The Cross Border Shopping survey was included in the General Household Survey (GHS) in the first quarter (January to March) of 2018. One member of each […]
November 30, 2018

Health Survey Northern Ireland 2017/18 (Department of Health Northern Ireland)

20 November 2018 The fieldwork for HSNI was conducted from April 2017 to March 2018. Data were collected from those aged 16 and over in private […]
November 30, 2018

Alcohol and Crime: Getting the Facts (Alcohol Action Ireland)

Alcohol plays a key role in crimes such as public order offences, assault and murder, as well as rape and sexual assault1. This is in addition […]
November 30, 2018

National Self-harm Registry Ireland – Annual Report 2016

The National Self-Harm Registry Ireland (NSHRI) was established over fifteen years ago at the request of the Department of Health and Children, by the National Suicide […]
November 30, 2018

Alcohol’s harm to others in Ireland (HSE)

In Ireland, the burden of alcohol related harm is often experienced by those around the drinker, be they family member, friend, co-worker or innocent ‘bystander’. Alcohol’s […]
November 30, 2018

Young People, Alcohol and Sex: What’s Consent Got To Do With It? (Rape Crisis Network Ireland)

This qualitative study explores the intersection of university students’ attitudes to alcohol use and consent to engage in sexual activity. The study was carried out by […]
November 28, 2018

Growing up in Ireland: Key Findings Child Cohort at 17/18 Years – National Longitudinal Study of Children (ESRI)

This Key Finding reports on data from the third wave of interviews with Growing Up in Ireland’s older Child Cohort, when the young people were 17/18 […]
November 28, 2018

Hidden Harm Action Plan (PHA/HSCB)

This Hidden Harm Action Plan prepared jointly by the PHA and HSCB aims to provide direction, guidance, and clarity in addressing Hidden Harm in Northern Ireland. […]
November 28, 2018

Statistics on Drink and Drug Driving in Northern Ireland (PSNI)

Compiled November 2017 This report presents, for the first time, a range of statistics on drink/drug driving, covering the areas of Preliminary Breath Tests and also […]
November 28, 2018

Northern Ireland Registry of Self-Harm Three-Year Report 2012/13 to 2014/15 (Public Health Agency)

This is the third regional report from the Northern Ireland Self-Harm Registry, covering the period 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2015. The National Self-Harm Registry […]
November 28, 2018

Young Persons’ Behaviour and Attitude Survey 2016 Health Modules (DHSSPSNI)

The Young Persons’ Behaviour and Attitudes Survey (YPBAS) is a school based survey carried out among 11-16 year olds. It is commissioned jointly by a number […]
November 28, 2018

Adult Drinking Patterns in Northern Ireland 2013 (DHSSPSNI)

This report presents the main findings of the Adult Drinking Patterns Survey 2013. Public Health Information and Research Branch within the Department of Health, Social Services […]
November 27, 2018

Minimum unit pricing – modelling study Northern Ireland (University of Sheffield)

In 2009, the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group (SARG) at Sheffield University developed the Sheffield Alcohol Policy Model version 2.0 (SAPM) to appraise the potential impact of […]
November 27, 2018

Minimum unit pricing – modelling study Republic of Ireland (University of Sheffield)

In 2009, the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group (SARG) at Sheffield University developed the Sheffield Alcohol Policy Model version 2.0 (SAPM) to appraise the potential impact of […]
November 27, 2018

Alcohol duties in Northern Ireland and the UK (HM Revenue & Customs)

Read more: https://www.gov.uk/topic/business-tax/alcohol-duties
November 27, 2018

Quarterly alcohol excise receipts and volumes (Office of the Revenue Commissioners)

Breakdown of excise receipts and volume by quarter for tobacco and alcohol. Read more: https://www.revenue.ie/en/corporate/documents/statistics/excise/quarterly-alcohol-breakdown.pdf
November 27, 2018

Alcohol Tax (Office of the Revenue Commissioners)

Rates of Alcohol Products Tax for the various types of beverages that are excisable. Read more: https://www.revenue.ie/en/companies-and-charities/excise-and-licences/excise-duty-rates/alcohol-products-tax.aspx
November 27, 2018

Retail sales – categories incl. food, beverages and tobacco/bars (CSO)

Read more: https://www.cso.ie/px/pxeirestat/statire/SelectVarVal/Define.asp?Maintable=RSM03&PLanguage=0
November 27, 2018

Alcohol excise receipts by commodity (Office of the Revenue Commissioners)

Historical breakdown of alcohol excise receipts by commodity. Read more: https://www.revenue.ie/en/corporate/information-about-revenue/statistics/excise/receipts-volume-and-price/receipts-historic-alcohol.aspx
November 27, 2018

Register of Renewed Liquor Licences (Office of the Revenue Commissioners)

List of current valid liquor licences renewed for 2018/19 (in accordance with relevant legislation) Read more: https://www.revenue.ie/en/corporate/information-about-revenue/statistics/excise/licences/liquor-licences.aspx
November 8, 2018

Trends in Health Behaviours, Health Outcomes and Contextual Factors between 1998-2014: Findings from the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study (HBSC Trend)

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) trends report presents findings on indicators of children’s health and wellbeing between 1998 and 2014. The report is divided […]
November 8, 2018

Growing Up in Ireland: National Longitudinal Study of Children – CHILD COHORT Qualitative Study (ESRI)

The qualitative studies which are part of Growing Up in Ireland involve interviews with sub-samples of 122 children and their parents. They are designed to complement […]
November 8, 2018

National Drug Treatment Reporting System 2010 to 2016 data – Alcohol Treatment (Health Research Board)

This is the updated bulletin from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System(NDTRS) on cases of treated problem alcohol use in Ireland from 2010 to 2016. In […]
November 8, 2018

Global Alcohol Report: Ireland – 2010 (World Health Organization)

Read more: http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/publications/global_alcohol_report/profiles/irl.pdf?ua=1
November 8, 2018

Healthy Ireland Survey Results

The Healthy Ireland Survey is an annual survey of the health and wellbeing of the population, furnishing data which provide an up-to-date picture of the nation’s health. This […]
November 6, 2018

Alcohol consumption in Ireland 2013: analysis of a national alcohol diary survey (Health Research Board)

The main objective of the National Alcohol Diary Survey was to estimate personal consumption of, and expenditure on, alcohol among the general population aged 18–75 years […]
November 6, 2018

HRB Overview Series 10: Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response (Health Research Board)

HRB: 1984-2014 The data in this Overview are based predominantly on published Irish literature and existing information systems. We used the HRB National Drugs Library (http:// […]
November 6, 2018

International alcohol consumption: 2017 (OCED)

Data 2017 or latest available at time of publication Alcohol consumption is defined as annual sales of pure alcohol in litres per person aged 15 years […]
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