In 2013, underage drinking cost the citizens of Texas $5.5 billion. This translates to $2,075 per year for each youth in the state or $3.50 per drink consumed underage.
Every time a youth consumes an alcoholic drink it costs Texans
Underage customers consumed 13% of all alcohol sold in Texas, totaling $1.22 billion in sales.
That is $599 million in profits for the alcohol industry.
67.2% of Texas Teens have had at least one drink of alcohol
18.1% had their first drink before age 13
36.1% have consumed at least one alcoholic drink in the past 30 days
21% have have five or more drinks in a row in past 30 days
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Texas teens who drink consume 4.1 alcoholic beverages a day.
Legal customers consume only 1.6 per day.