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Alcohol facts Wisconsin

$6.8 Billion

The annual economic cost of excessive alcohol use in Wisconsin.

$69 Million

In 2011, the state collected this much in alcohol taxes – just 1% of the cost attributed to excessive alcohol use.

28% Higher

Wisconsin’s annual alcohol consumption is 28% higher than the national average and Wisconsin ranks highest among all states in binge drinking.

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Alcohol facts - Ashland County, WI

5 Deaths

264 Hospitalizations

145 Arrests

In 2011, excessive alcohol consumption in Ashland County contributed to at least 5 alcohol-related deaths, 264 alcohol-related hospitalizations and 145 alcohol-related arrests.

$22.1 Million

The annual economic cost of alcohol use in Ashland County.

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Alcohol facts - Bayfield County, Wisconsin

6 Deaths

147 Hospitalizations

36 Arrests

In 2011, excessive alcohol consumption in Bayfield County contributed to at least 6 alcohol-related deaths, 147 alcohol-related hospitalizations and 36 alcohol-related arrests.

$15 Million

The annual economic cost of alcohol use in Bayfield County.

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Source: View the complete detail online at: http://uwphi/pophealth.wisc.edu