Key statistics in Czech Republic 2017

Czech Republic Country Drug Report 2017

Key statistics

Most recent estimates and data reported

  EU range
  Year Country data Min. Max.
Cannabis
Lifetime prevalence of use — schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 36.8 6.5 36.8
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 18.8 0.4 22.1
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 9.4 0.3 11.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2014 12 3 71
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2014 16 8 79
Quantity of herbal cannabis seized (kg) 2015 655.1 4 45 816
Number of herbal cannabis seizures 2015 3 672 106 156 984
Quantity of cannabis resin seized (kg) 2015 7.6 1 380 361
Number of cannabis resin seizures 2015 105 14 164 760
Potency — herbal (% THC)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 < 1-29.5 0 46
Potency — resin (% THC)   (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 7.8-40.4 0 87.4
Price per gram — herbal (EUR)   (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 1.5-22 0.6 31.1
Price per gram — resin (EUR)   (minimum and maximum values registered) No data No data 0.9 46.6
Cocaine
Lifetime prevalence of use — schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 1.4 0.9 4.9
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 0.3 0.2 4
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 0.1 0.1 2.3
All treatment entrants (%) 2014 0 0 37
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2014 10 0 40
Quantity of cocaine seized (kg) 2015 120.4 2 21 621
Number of cocaine seizures 2015 113 16 38 273
Purity (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 11.5-89 0 100
Price per gram (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 55-91.6 10 248.5
Amphetamines
Lifetime prevalence of use — schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 0.9 0.8 6.5
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 2.2 0.1 3.1
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 0.8 0 1.6
All treatment entrants (%) 2014 70 0 70
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2014 75 0 75
Quantity of amphetamine seized (kg) 2015 20 0 3 796
Number of amphetamine seizures 2015 68 1 10 388
Purity — amphetamine  (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 15.8-60.3 0 100
Price per gram — amphetamine (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 14.7-110 1 139.8
MDMA
Lifetime prevalence of use — schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 2.7 0.5 5.2
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 3.5 0.1 6.6
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 13 0.1 3.4
All treatment entrants (%) 2014 0 0 2
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2014 0 0 2
Quantity of MDMA seized (tablets) 2015 3 110 54 5 673 901
Number of MDMA seizures 2015 113 3 5 012
Purity (mg of MDMA base per unit) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 14.7-80.5 0 293
Price per tablet (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 4.4-11 0.5 60
Opioids
High-risk opioid use (rate/1 000) 2015 1.8 0.3 8.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2014 17 4 93
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2014 7 2 87
Quantity of heroin seized (kg) 2015 2 0 8 294
Number of heroin seizures 2015 76 2 12 271
Purity — heroin (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 5.4-80.2 0 96
Price per gram — heroin (EUR)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 25.6-73.3 3.1 214
Newly diagnosed HIV cases related to injecting drug use  (cases/million population, Source: ECDC) 2015 0.4 0 44
HIV prevalence among PWID* (%) 2014/2015 0.0-0.3 0 30.9
HCV prevalence among PWID* (%) 2014 15.7 15.7 83.5
Injecting drug use (cases rate/1 000 population) 2015 6.3 0.2 9.2
Drug-induced deaths — all adults (cases/million population) 2015 5.5 1.6 102.7
Health and social responses
Syringes distributed through specialised programmes 2015 6 421 095 164 12 314 781
Clients in substitution treatment 2015 4 000 252 168 840
Treatment demand
All clients 2014 10 108 282 124 234
First-time clients 2014 4 743 24 40 390
Drug law offences
Number of reports of offences 2015 5 549 472 411 157
Offences for use/possession 2015 856 359 390 843

* PWID — People who inject drugs.

NB Number of methamphetamine seizures: 1 057 amounting to 107 kg. Methamphetamine purity 15.4-87.4 %, price EUR 14.7-110 per 1 gram.


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