The amount of alcohol bought by households in the UK rose by 9% in a year, although the amount bought while eating out dropped by 5.5% over the same period. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Expenditure and Food Survey, which covered the year to 31 March 2004, found that the average quantity of alcoholic drinks consumed per person over 13 was 0.97 litres a week. The survey also reported a 12% drop in eating out at Indian, Chinese and Thai restaurants. In total, UK residents spend £22.67 of food and drink per person, per week. This includes £2.65 on alcoholic drinks. Whereas overall household spending has decreased by 2.6% between 1995 and 2004, expenditure on eating out has gone up 50% in the same period.