Alcohol Misuse

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 12th March 2007.

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Question S2W-32140

To ask the Scottish Executive how many alcohol-related deaths there were in each of the last five years, broken down by (a) parliamentary constituency and (b) local authority area.

Photo of George Lyon George Lyon Liberal Democrat

The information requested is presented in the following tables.

(a) Alcohol-Related Deaths1 by Parliamentary Constituency, 2001-05

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2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Scotland 1,398 1,487 1,525 1,478 1,513
Aberdeen Central 24 19 13 14 23
Aberdeen North 13 11 8 11 10
Aberdeen South 15 15 15 14 17
Airdrie and Shotts 20 26 24 29 26
Angus 15 16 19 21 17
Argyll and Bute 23 21 24 14 19
Ayr 17 22 29 23 14
Banff and Buchan 11 10 15 13 14
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 13 17 5 12 15
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley 16 20 21 14 20
Central Fife 14 17 18 17 11
Clydebank and Milngavie 26 31 29 26 24
Clydesdale 15 16 22 20 24
Coatbridge and Chryston 17 23 24 17 21
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth 14 8 19 10 22
Cunninghame North 18 29 24 26 18
Cunninghame South 17 19 19 20 18
Dumbarton 15 24 29 24 24
Dumfries 11 19 14 17 17
Dundee East 23 21 37 36 24
Dundee West 25 29 27 32 30
Dunfermline East 12 17 13 11 17
Dunfermline West 11 12 10 12 17
East Kilbride 18 16 20 25 21
East Lothian 13 18 19 9 20
Eastwood 17 21 21 16 21
Edinburgh Central 29 25 21 21 24
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh 30 28 32 29 31
Edinburgh North and Leith 29 25 17 29 35
Edinburgh Pentlands 14 16 16 12 14
Edinburgh South 16 11 15 13 17
Edinburgh West 16 13 19 17 20
Falkirk East 17 14 12 19 12
Falkirk West 21 19 21 18 19
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale 12 6 17 9 14
Glasgow Anniesland 31 29 38 32 33
Glasgow Baillieston 32 28 28 30 21
Glasgow Cathcart 17 15 30 21 23
Glasgow Govan 38 31 27 37 30
Glasgow Kelvin 31 36 24 26 33
Glasgow Maryhill 38 34 42 31 33
Glasgow Pollock 25 34 38 39 28
Glasgow Rutherglen 17 23 28 25 32
Glasgow Shettleston 55 63 49 55 47
Glasgow Springburn 48 46 49 35 39
Gordon 17 4 10 10 7
Greenock and Inverclyde 46 39 38 27 21
Hamilton North and Bellshill 20 22 21 29 19

Note: 1. ICD10 codes: F10, G31.2, G62.1, I42.6, K29.2, K70, K73, K74 (excluding K74.3-K74.5), K86.0, X45, X65, Y15.

(b) Alcohol-Related Deaths1 by Council Area, 2001-05

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Scotland 1,398 1,487 1,525 1,478 1,513
Aberdeen City 52 45 36 39 50
Aberdeenshire 27 23 31 29 27
Angus 19 25 27 27 29
Argyll and Bute 26 24 28 20 24
Clackmannanshire 10 11 9 13 10
Dumfries and Galloway 23 25 31 26 31
Dundee City 48 50 64 68 54
East Ayrshire 30 29 30 22 29
East Dunbartonshire 21 20 21 21 22
East Lothian 15 20 25 13 22
East Renfrewshire 17 21 21 16 21
Edinburgh, City of 132 116 114 117 139
Eilean Siar 3 11 13 12 12
Falkirk 38 33 33 37 31
Fife 57 75 63 61 76
Glasgow City 318 319 331 308 291
Highland 52 66 58 59 62
Inverclyde 55 51 43 34 31
Midlothian 13 20 16 26 20
Moray 20 17 28 28 20
North Ayrshire 35 48 43 46 36
North Lanarkshire 87 109 105 97 115
Orkney Islands 10 4 7 7 3
Perth and Kinross 25 25 34 33 26
Renfrewshire 62 64 61 59 90
Scottish Borders 13 19 12 22 13
Shetland Islands 5 1 3 6 6
South Ayrshire 26 29 36 32 22
South Lanarkshire 69 85 84 100 102
Stirling 24 18 22 17 18
West Dunbartonshire 35 46 47 41 41
West Lothian 31 38 49 42 40

Note: 1 ICD10 codes: F10, G31.2, G62.1, I42.6, K29.2, K70, K73, K74 (excluding K74.3-K74.5), K86.0, X45, X65, Y15

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