Key statistics for Spain 2017

Spain 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: ESTUDES (2014) and ESPAD)
2015 26.6 6.5 36.8
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 17.1 0.4 22.1
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 9.5 0.3 11.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2014 34 3 71
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2014 48 8 79
Quantity of herbal cannabis seized (kg) 2015 15 915.4 4 45 816
Number of herbal cannabis seizures 2015 156 984 106 156 984
Quantity of cannabis resin seized (kg) 2015 380 360.9 1 380 361
Number of cannabis resin seizures 2015 164 760 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)
No data No data 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 2.1 0.9 4.9
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 3 0.2 4
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 2 0.1 2.3
All treatment entrants (%) 2014 37 0 37
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2014 35 0 40
Quantity of cocaine seized (kg) 2015 21 620.9 2 21 621
Number of cocaine seizures 2015 38 273 16 38 273
Purity (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) No data No data 0 100
Price per gram (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) No data No data 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 (%) 2015 1 0.1 3.1
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 0.5 0 1.6
All treatment entrants (%) 2014 1 0 70
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2014 2 0 75
Quantity of amphetamine seized (kg) 2015 323 0 3 796
Number of amphetamine seizures 2015 4 336 1 10 388
Purity — amphetamine (%)
(minimum and maximum values registered)
No data No data 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) 2015 1 0.5 5.2
Last year prevalence of use — young adults (%) 2015 1.3 0.1 6.6
Last year prevalence of drug use — all adults (%) 2015 0.6 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 135 110 54 5 673 901
Number of MDMA seizures 2015 2 958 3 5 012
Purity (mg of MDMA base per unit)
(minimum and maximum values registered)
No data No data 0 293
Price per tablet (EUR) (minimum and maximum values registered) No data No data 0.5 60
Opioids
High-risk opioid use (rate/1 000) 2014 2.1 0.3 8.1
All treatment entrants (%) 2014 25 4 93
First-time treatment entrants (%) 2014 11 2 87
Quantity of heroin seized (kg) 2015 256 0 8 294
Number of heroin seizures 2015 7 755 2 12 271
Purity — heroin (%) (minimum and maximum values registered) No data No data 0 96
Price per gram — heroin (EUR)
(minimum and maximum values registered)
No data No data 3.1 214
Newly diagnosed HIV cases related to injecting drug use
(cases/million population, Source: ECDC)
2015 2.1 0 44
HIV prevalence among PWID* (%) 2014 30.9 0 30.9
HCV prevalence among PWID* (%) 2014 66.66 15.7 83.5
Injecting drug use (cases rate/1 000 population) 2014 0.2 0.2 9.2
Drug-induced deaths — all adults (cases/million population) 2014 14.8 1.6 102.7
Health and social responses
Syringes distributed through specialised programmes 2014 1 483 399 164 12 314 781
Clients in substitution treatment 2014 61 859 252 168 840
Treatment demand
All clients 2014 48 926 282 124 234
First-time clients 2014 23 656 24 40 390
Drug law offences
Number of reports of offences 2015 411 157 472 411 157
Offences for use/possession 2015 390 843 359 390 843

* PWID — People who inject drugs.


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