Key statistics in Hungary 2017

Hungary 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 13.1 6.5 36.8
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 3.5 0.4 22.1
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 1.5 0.3 11.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 56 3 71
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 63 8 79
Quantity of herbal cannabis seized (kg) 2015 589.6 4 45 816
Number of herbal cannabis seizures 2015 1 945 106 156 984
Quantity of cannabis resin seized (kg) 2015 18.1 1 380 361
Number of cannabis resin seizures 2015 141 14 164 760
Potency — herbal (% THC)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 0.2-20 0 46
Potency — resin (% THC)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 0.5-30 0 87.4
Price per gram — herbal (EUR)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 3.2-16.1 0.6 31.1
Price per gram — resin (EUR)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 3.2-16.1 0.9 46.6
Cocaine
Lifetime prevalence of use — schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 2.4 0.9 4.9
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 0.9 0.2 4
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 0.3 0.1 2.3
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 2 0 37
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 3 0 40
Quantity of cocaine seized (kg) 2015 30.5 2 21 621
Number of cocaine seizures 2015 153 16 38 273
Purity (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 10-80 0 100
Price per gram (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 32.3-96.9 10 248.5
Amphetamines
Lifetime prevalence of use — schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 2.7 0.8 6.5
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 1.4 0.1 3.1
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 0.5 0 1.6
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 11 0 70
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 12 0 75
Quantity of amphetamine seized (kg) 2015 33 0 3 796
Number of amphetamine seizures 2015 644 1 10 388
Purity — amphetamine  (%)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 1-70 0 100
Price per gram — amphetamine (EUR)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 3.2-16.1 1 139.8
MDMA
Lifetime prevalence of use — schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 2.1 0.5 5.2
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 2.1 0.1 6.6
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 0.9 0.1 3.4
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 2 0 2
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 2 0 2
Quantity of MDMA seized (tablets) 2015 56 420 54 5 673 901
Number of MDMA seizures 2015 287 3 5 012
Purity (mg of MDMA base per unit)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 40-200 0 293
Price per tablet (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 1.6-12.9 0.5 60
Opioids
High-risk opioid use (rate/1 000) 2010-11 0.5 0.3 8.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 4 4 93
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 2 2 87
Quantity of heroin seized (kg) 2015 12 0 8 294
Number of heroin seizures 2015 48 2 12 271
Purity — heroin (%)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 15-50 0 96
Price per gram — heroin (EUR)  (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 9.7-80.7 3.1 214
Newly diagnosed HIV cases related to injecting drug use  (cases/million population, Source: ECDC) 2015 0.2 0 44
HIV prevalence among PWID* (%) 2015 0.2 0 30.9
HCV prevalence among PWID* (%) 2015 49.7 15.7 83.5
Injecting drug use (cases rate/1 000 population) 2015 1.0 0.2 9.2
Drug-induced deaths — all adults (cases/million population) 2015 3.8 1.6 102.7
Health and social responses
Syringes distributed through specialised programmes 2015 188 696 164 12 314 781
Clients in substitution treatment 2015 669 252 168 840
Treatment demand
All clients 2015 4 308 282 124 234
First-time clients 2015 2 956 24 40 390
Drug law offences
Number of reports of offences 2015 6 617 472 411 157
Offences for use/possession 2015 4 985 359 390 843

* PWID — People who inject drugs.


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