Key statistics in Luxembourg 2017

Luxembourg 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) No data No data 6.5 36.8
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) No data No data 0.4 22.1
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) No data No data 0.3 11.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 23 3 71
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 58 8 79
Quantity of herbal cannabis seized (kg) 2015 19.8 4 45 816
Number of herbal cannabis seizures 2015 1 040 106 156 984
Quantity of cannabis resin seized (kg) 2015 0.8 1 380 361
Number of cannabis resin seizures 2015 130 14 164 760
Potency herbal (% THC) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 < 1-38.6 0 46
Potency resin (% THC) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 0.6-40.8 0 87.4
Price per gram herbal (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 8.3-25 0.6 31.1
Price per gram resin (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 8.3-10 0.9 46.6
Cocaine
Lifetime prevalence of use schools (% , Source: ESPAD) No data No data 0.9 4.9
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) No data No data 0.2 4
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) No data No data 0.1 2.3
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 19 0 37
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 17 0 40
Quantity of cocaine seized (kg) 2015 10.7 2 21 621
Number of cocaine seizures 2015 190 16 38 273
Purity (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 0-100 0 100
Price per gram (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 50-200 10 248.5
Amphetamines
Lifetime prevalence of use schools (% , Source: ESPAD) No data No data 0.8 6.5
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) No data No data 0.1 3.1
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) No data No data 0 1.6
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 0 0 70
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 0 0 75
Quantity of amphetamine seized (kg) 2015 0 0 3 796
Number of amphetamine seizures 2015 13 1 10 388
Purity amphetamine (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 2.5-97.1 0 100
Price per gram amphetamine (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) No data No data 1 139.8
MDMA
Lifetime prevalence of use schools (% , Source: ESPAD) No data No data 0.5 5.2
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) No data No data 0.1 6.6
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) No data No data 0.1 3.4
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 0 0 2
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 0 0 2
Quantity of MDMA seized (tablets) 2015 543 54 5 673 901
Number of MDMA seizures 2015 14 3 5 012
Purity (mg of MDMA base per unit) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 1.2-95.7 0 293
Price per tablet (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 5-12.5 0.5 60
Opioids
High-risk opioid use (rate/1 000) No data No data 0.3 8.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 56 4 93
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 25 2 87
Quantity of heroin seized (kg) 2015 8 0 8 294
Number of heroin seizures 2015 208 2 12 271
Purity heroin (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 0-40.4 0 96
Price per gram heroin (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 11-100 3.1 214
Newly diagnosed HIV cases related to injecting drug use (cases/million population, Source: ECDC) 2015 24.9 0 44
HIV prevalence among PWID* (%) 2015 8.2 0 30.9
HCV prevalence among PWID* (%) No data No data 15.7 83.5
Injecting drug use (cases rate/1 000 population) 2009 5.7 0.2 9.2
Drug-induced deaths all adults (cases/million population) 2015 30.8 1.6 102.7
Health and social responses
Syringes distributed through specialised programmes 2015 361 392 164 12 314 781
Clients in substitution treatment 2015 1 078 252 168 840
Treatment demand
All clients 2015 290 282 124 234
First-time clients 2015 24 24 40 390
Drug law offences
Number of reports of offences 2015 3 345 472 411 157
Offences for use/possession No data No data 359 390 843

* PWID — People who inject drugs.


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