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Published: 15 November 2011

Table 2: Estimates of drug-related public expenditure
Country Year Allocation of drug-related public expenditure (%) Proportion of GDP (%) (1) Level of government
Demand reduction Supply reduction

(1) Due to differences between countries in methodology, data quality and completeness, values for drug-related public expenditure as a proportion of gross domestic product (GDP) are indicative only, and should not be taken to represent the full extent of national public expenditure on the drug problem.

(2) Labelled expenditure only.

NB: See Table PPP-10 in the 2011 statistical bulletin for a full list of sources.

Sources:Reitox national reports, Eurostat.

Belgium 2004 43.4 56.2 0.10 Federal, regional, provincial and municipal authorities
Czech Republic (2) 2006 8.2 91.8 0.20 Central, regional and local government and social security
France 2005 51.6 48.4 0.07 Central government
Germany 2006 35.0 65.0 0.22–0.26 Federal, state, local authorities and social insurance
Hungary 2007 25.0 75.0 0.04 Central government
Latvia (2) 2008 40.9 51.3 0.04 Central government and one local programme
Luxembourg 2009 43.0 57.0 0.10 Central government and social security
Netherlands 2003 25.0 75.0 0.46 Central and local government
Slovakia 2006 30.0 70.0 0.05 Central government and social security
Finland 2008 45.0 55.0 0.07 Central and local government
Sweden 2002 25.0 75.0 0.28 Unidentified public sectors (only the agencies involved)
United Kingdom 2005/06 41.3 58.7 0.48 Central and regional government

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