Yes, occupation matters when it comes to UK lives lost to alcohol! Check out this interesting statistics and graphics from the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Personally, I think that this is just part of the damage done by alcohol. What about the economic and social cost of the following:
- Work days lost due to alcohol consumption?
- Health issues directly related to alcohol?
- Opportunity cost of public health services targeted at alcohol related crime, healthcare & social issue?