The Victorian Government monitors food, nutrition and related health data to help plan and decide on policies and interventions.
Evidence and data also assist in understanding how effective our actions are across the state to promote healthy eating, and healthier food environments.
The following reports provide key evidence and data on food, nutrition and health in Victoria.
- (the 2014 edition includes a focus on nutrition)
- Victorian Healthy Food Basket Survey: conducted by various local governments and agencies, for example, the
- (community wellbeing survey)
- (known as the About You survey)
Data on food intake, nutrition and health is also available in the following National reports and surveys. Many of these provide specific information on Victorians.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS):
- (the most detailed dietary intake data currently available. A repeat survey is planned for 2023
- (provides estimates of apparent consumption per capita of selected foods based on product sales in Australia, annually).
- (provides annual volume of alcohol available for consumption by types of alcoholic beverage)
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare:
Cancer Council (VIC and WA) as part of LiveLighter campaign
Reviewed 22 July 2022