Key statistics in Slovakia 2017

Slovakia 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 26.3 6.5 36.8
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) 2015 9.3 0.4 22.1
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) 2015 4.3 0.3 11.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 25 3 71
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 36 8 79
Quantity of herbal cannabis seized (kg) 2015 69.8 4 45 816
Number of herbal cannabis seizures 2015 1 204 106 156 984
Quantity of cannabis resin seized (kg) 2015 27.1 1 380 361
Number of cannabis resin seizures 2015 33 14 164 760
Potency herbal (% THC) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 0.1-46 0 46
Potency resin (% THC) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 0.5-87.4 0 87.4
Price per gram herbal (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 6-13 0.6 31.1
Price per gram resin (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 10-20 0.9 46.6
Cocaine
Lifetime prevalence of use schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 1.6 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 (%) 2015 1 0 37
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 1 0 40
Quantity of cocaine seized (kg) 2015 2.3 2 21 621
Number of cocaine seizures 2015 42 16 38 273
Purity (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 0.6-87.6 0 100
Price per gram (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 70-137.5 10 248.5
Amphetamines
Lifetime prevalence of use schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 1 0.8 6.5
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) 2015 0.8 0.1 3.1
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) 2015 0.4 0 1.6
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 45 0 70
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 45 0 75
Quantity of amphetamine seized (kg) 2015 0 0 3 796
Number of amphetamine seizures 2015 5 1 10 388
Purity amphetamine (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 8.3-74.6 0 100
Price per gram amphetamine (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 30-67.5 1 139.8
MDMA
Lifetime prevalence of use schools (% , Source: ESPAD) 2015 3.3 0.5 5.2
Last year prevalence of use young adults (%) 2015 1.2 0.1 6.6
Last year prevalence of drug use all adults (%) 2015 0.6 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 1 460 54 5 673 901
Number of MDMA seizures 2015 40 3 5 012
Purity (mg of MDMA base per unit) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 46.2-219.5 0 293
Price per tablet (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 3.5-10 0.5 60
Opioids
High-risk opioid use (rate/1 000) No data No data 0.3 8.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2015 24 4 93
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2015 15 2 87
Quantity of heroin seized (kg) 2015 3 0 8 294
Number of heroin seizures 2015 63 2 12 271
Purity heroin (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 2.6-35.6 0 96
Price per gram heroin (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) 2015 43-100 3.1 214
Newly diagnosed HIV cases related to injecting drug use (cases/ million population, Source: ECDC) 2015 0.6 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 7 1.6 102.7
Health and social responses
Syringes distributed through specialised programmes 2015 347 162 164 12 314 781
Clients in substitution treatment 2015   600   252   168 840  
Treatment demand
All clients 2015 2 720 282 124 234
First-time clients 2015   1 289   24   40 390  
Drug law offences
Number of reports of offences 2015 969 472 411 157
Offences for use/possession 2015 416 359 390 843

* PWID — People who inject drugs.


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