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Drinks calculator

Use our drinks calculator to find out how your drinking affects your health, wallet and weight.


In an average week you are drinking {{Drink}} standard drinks. A pub measure of spirits is slightly more than 1 standard drink. Rounding up of standard drinks will apply if you entered more than 8 pub measures of spirits.

How much do you drink each week?

  • Add the amount using the + and -
  • Include how much you spend on drink weekly
  • Once you've added them all, click CALCULATE

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How many alcoholic drinks do you have per week?















Standard Drinks

Standard Drink


Please note all information is anonymous.


You are over the recommended weekly low-risk alcohol guidelines and are putting yourself at risk of harm. Read more about weekly low-risk alcohol guidelines

You are under the recommended weekly low-risk alcohol guidelines. Low-risk drinking reduces the risk of alcohol-related problems. Read more about weekly low-risk alcohol guidelines

Drinking within the recommended weekly low-risk alcohol guidelines has long-term benefits.

The benefits include reducing your risk of:

  • high blood pressure and strokes
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • 7 kinds of cancer
  • liver disease
  • many other alcohol-related conditions

Benefits of cutting down or giving up alcohol


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Your drinking equals to {{calories}} calories

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* This drinks calculator is based on a number of assumptions and estimates to give an indication of alcohol consumption based on the information provided.

Nutritional Information taken from The Composition of Foods, Sixth Summary edition. Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry. The calorie estimate does not take into account any other drinks mixed with the alcoholic drink.