Key statistics in Lithuania 2017

Lithuania 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 17.7 6.5 36.8
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) 2012 5.1 0.4 22.1
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) 2012 2.3 0.3 11.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 3 3 71
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 12 8 79
Quantity of herbal cannabis seized (kg) 2015 143.3 4 45 816
Number of herbal cannabis seizures 2015 456 106 156 984
Quantity of cannabis resin seized (kg) 2015 591.2 1 380 361
Number of cannabis resin seizures 2015 32 14 164 760
Potency herbal (% THC) (minimum and maximum values registered) No data No data 0 46
Potency resin (% THC) (minimum and maximum values registered) No data No data 0 87.4
Price per gram herbal (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 6-16 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 2.2 0.9 4.9
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) 2012 0.3 0.2 4
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) 2012 0.2 0.1 2.3
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 1 0 37
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 2 0 40
Quantity of cocaine seized (kg) 2015 533.2 2 21 621
Number of cocaine seizures 2015 16 16 38 273
Purity (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 9.2-83.9 0 100
Price per gram (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 58-115 10 248.5
Amphetamines
Lifetime prevalence of use schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 1.3 0.8 6.5
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) 2012 0.5 0.1 3.1
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) 2012 0.2 0 1.6
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 3 0 70
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 8 0 75
Quantity of amphetamine seized (kg) 2015 3 0 3 796
Number of amphetamine seizures 2015 69 1 10 388
Purity amphetamine (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 0.2-72 0 100
Price per gram amphetamine (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 5-15 1 139.8
MDMA
Lifetime prevalence of use schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 1.8 0.5 5.2
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) 2012 0.3 0.1 6.6
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) 2012 0.2 0.1 3.4
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 0 0 2
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 0 0 2
Quantity of MDMA seized (tablets) 2012 54 54 5 673 901
Number of MDMA seizures 2015 11 3 5 012
Purity (mg of MDMA base per unit) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 19-82.5 0 293
Price per tablet (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 3-12 0.5 60
Opioids
High-risk opioid use (rate/1 000) No data No data 0.3 8.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 89 4 93
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 66 2 87
Quantity of heroin seized (kg) 2015 2 0 8 294
Number of heroin seizures 2015 368 2 12 271
Purity heroin (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 0.7-55 0 96
Price per gram heroin (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 15-80 3.1 214
Newly diagnosed HIV cases related to injecting drug use (cases/million population, Source: ECDC) 2015 15.1 0 44
HIV prevalence among PWID* (%) No data No data 0 30.9
HCV prevalence among PWID* (%) No data No data 15.7 83.5
Injecting drug use (cases rate/1 000 population) No data No data 0.2 9.2
Drug-induced deaths all adults (cases/million population) 2015 59 1.6 102.7
Health and social responses
Syringes distributed through specialised programmes 2015 200 630 164 12 314 781
Clients in substitution treatment 2015 596 252 168 840
Treatment demand
All clients 2015 2 549 282 124 234
First-time clients 2015 395 24 40 390
Drug law offences
Number of reports of offences 2015 2 524 472 411 157
Offences for use/possession 2015 1 682 359 390 843

* PWID — People who inject drugs.


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