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Table SZR-11. Number of amphetamine seizures 1995 to 2008

Country19951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008
Belgium(1)568::2672106010741270:37024734397686727672646
Bulgaria(11):::::24944365916770:
Czech Republic(2):::::::31597921
Denmark 1167138613241609125011529541134126413881573202219651543
Germany(3)43152670357140793811372634594048384154426123642272088069
Estonia 22937126164207289336426399428513808310
Ireland 89217475680467169162243211145125277235:
Greece :::::::93023171687
Spain 33844957504041223796334945744792179717711635197819282037
France 10491163158141137111149181252317232343387
Italy(4)41665741::::::31363228
Cyprus :::::::::1191:
Latvia(5):::::701191762432262181658966
Lithuania :281202724867619811814611277
Luxembourg(6)9113559778424319
Hungary :::::::256373378356368417456
Malta ::::::0:1211::
Netherlands(7)::225::125::::::::
Austria 43136221::141161202294324312299319262
Poland(13)::::::7483903010::::
Portugal(8)0041234115922202525
Romania(12):::::::::::71414
Slovenia :::::112585135:62128182196
Slovakia(9):2019445176811119632
Finland 696972132516411956236937783399368733923732299828962900
Sweden(10)43864199463948595073497857336722667167336499684264775304
United Kingdom(14)154431827618609186301339370806830699769527254865692918547:
Croatia::::::223383215452382400547448
Turkey ::::::184229369946539
Norway 16011775239427743089307742835037457841484410468042223773
Total31848348073811441453342582788332143341863476940367391703794939225

Notes:

 A fuller historical series, back to 1985 for reporting countries, is available in the Supplementary tables section of this Statistical bulletin.     

 (1) 1998 data includes both seizures of amphetamine and ecstasy.     

 (2) Accurate data are not available before 2002 due to double counting of seizures by police and customs reports.     

 (3) In 1995: the number of seizures based on offences; since 1996: the numbers of seizures based on police register. Data include both seizures of amphetamine and methamphetamine.     

 (4) Since 2000, data include seizures of all amphetamine-type products in kg with no differentiation between products; see Table SZR-13 for numbers of seizures of amphetamine-type products additionally seized in tablets.     

 (5) Before 2004, data include both amphetamine and methamphetamine seizures.      

 (6) Data include both seizures of amphetamine and methamphetamine.     

 (7) 2000 data includes seizures of ecstasy.     

 (8) Data include 3 seizures of amphetamine tablets in 2001; 4 in 2002; 2 in 2003; 4 in 2004; 5 in 2005; 4 in 2006, and 1 in 2007.     

 (9) Before 2001, data include both amphetamine and methamphetamine seizures.      

 (10) Before 2001, data include both amphetamine and methamphetamine seizures. Fenmetrazin is included in amphetamine seizures.      

 (11) Data refer to seizures made by the Customs and the National Service for Combating Organized Crime (NACOC) from the Ministry of Interior.      

 (12) 2004 data include 4 seizures of amphetamine tablets.     

 (13) Up to 2003 the number of large seizures only is reported; from 2004 all seizures are reported.      

 (14) Before 2006 data have been reported on a calendar year basis. Since 2006 seizures data will be published on a financial year basis (Data reported for 2006 is for 2006/07, data reported in 2007 is for 2007/08 and so on). There are no customs data for Scotland and Northern Ireland in 2006/07. In 2007 data are for England, Wales and Northern Ireland only (England and Wales reported both police and customs seizures and Northern Ireland only police seizures); no data for Scotland is available.   

Sources:

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