MLHU - Health Status Resource

Figure 5.2.7: Heavy Drinking

Percent of population (19+) drinking five or more drinks at least once a month in the past year, Middlesex-London, Ontario and Peer Group, 2015/16

Figure 5.2.7: Heavy Drinking
Canadian Community Health Survey [2015-2016], Statistics Canada, Share File, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Overall, 23.5% of the population reported monthly heavy drinking or drinking five or more drinks on one occasion at least once in the past month in Middlesex-London.

While the rate is higher in Middlesex-London, there were no significant differences between Middlesex-London, Peer Group and Ontario in overall heavy drinking.

There were no significant differences seen between urban and rural populations or by education level (data not shown).