National Statistics

Alcohol and late night refreshment licensing: statistical news release

Statistical briefings, with graphs, on premises licensing, club premises certificates, personal licences and late night refreshment licensing.

Documents

Licence Questionnaire Response Rates, England and Wales, 2011-12 (PDF file - 46kb)

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Statistical News Release: Alcohol and Late Night Refreshment Licensing England and Wales 2011/12 (PDF file - 121kb)

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Pre-release access to: Alcohol and Late Night Refreshment Licensing England and Wales 2011/12 (PDF file - 44kb)

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Detail

This release draws together statistics on the following licensing authority powers under the Licensing Act 2003:

  • premises licences (which can be used for the sale or supply of alcohol, the provision of regulated entertainment or the provision of late night refreshment)
  • club premises certificates (which enable non-profit making clubs sell alcohol primarily to its members)
  • personal licences
  • 24-hour alcohol licences
  • late night refreshment licences

Headline figures from the 2011/12 statistics show that on 31 March 2012 in England and Wales, there were in force:

  • 202,000 premises licences, the same as on 31 March 2010
  • 15,900 club premises certificates, 6 per cent fewer than in 2010
  • 502,400 personal licences, 16 per cent more than in 2010

No comparisons with 2011 are shown, as figures were not collected for 2010/11.

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