The drinking problem we wake up and don't remember
QUEENSLANDERS drink more alcohol in one sitting than the average Australian, and a quarter of Sunshine State drinkers wake up after a session unable to remember the previous night.
Sixty-five per cent of Queenslanders consume three or more drinks in a typical sitting, compared to the national average of 50 per cent.
And 47 per cent go out with the intention of getting drunk - seven per cent more than the Australian average.
The Queensland findings were released on Thursday, and were part of a broader national survey funded by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education, a charity that aims to prevent alcohol harm.
The survey also showed that the average Queensland drinker spends $32.68 each week on booze, and 57 per cent of drinkers "preload" before going out to licensed venues.