Alcoholism and its effects...continued
DEATHS & SOCIAL COST
28,000 deaths occur annually through alcohol
related incidents. 4,000 are directly due to alcohol annually in England and
Wales. A major cause of accidents and violence in young men is alcohol related.
Alcohol is 7th in the list of causes of death in the world. There 774,000 such
deaths annually worldwide.
SOCIAL COSTS OF ALCOHOL MISUSE
In Industry it costs
£964 million per year through alcohol related sickness. £222
million through unemployment, £150 million NHS costs, and police and
court expenses £50 million.
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