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Facts and Figures

At Balance we always ensure we can substantiate what we say. We have dedicated researchers and work with partners to look at and digest the evidence and come to conclusions and potential solutions.

This is where we set out the facts and figures. We've broken them down into different areas for you to easily access them. So from health, crime and disorder and second hand harm to frontline servies and the economy, you can find out the about real impact that alcohol misuse is having on us all.

Here are a few headline facts and figures as a starting point:

Alcohol is too affordable, too available and too heavily promoted - encouraging too many people to drink too much, too often:

Our drinking has reached the point where it is damaging the health, wealth and safety of people and communities in the North East:

Our drinking culture is putting our children and their future at risk: