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High prices at bars mean more drinking at home

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New Zealand News | Saturday August 3 2013 21:32

High prices at bars mean more drinking at home

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High prices charged by bars and clubs for alcohol could be why many drinkers choose to drink in the comfort of their own homes.

A new Roy Morgan poll found more drinkers chose private spaces over licensed venues such as pubs, nightclubs or bars.

Beer drinkers however chose to drink anywhere.

The survey of 11,300 people over the age of 18 found that in an average four-week period, 78 per cent would have consumed beer from an off-licence and 46 per cent would have drunk at a licensed venue.

Wine was most likely to be consumed in unlicensed places, with 83 per cent of red wine drinkers and 83 per cent of white wine drinkers having a tipple at home or somewhere else off-licence in an average four-week period.

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