COST TO SOCIETY
WHAT IMPACT DOES DRINKING HAVE ON SOCIETY?
Alcohol has a detrimental financial implication on society with tax payers hard earned money paying for the impacts of irresponsible drinking.
Did you know:
- Alcohol-related problems cost the UK economy around £48,000 EVERY MINUTE.
- Alcohol related crime costs the nation £8bn-£13bn PER YEAR.
- There are 18,843 high risk drinkers in the East Riding.
- 20% of all violent incidents in the UK take place in or around a pub or club.
- Each Year, around 1.2 million Violent incidents are linked to alcohol misuse.
Don't make yourself one of these statistics. Drink responsibly!
Click on the link below to see just what can happen when you have had one too many: