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Table SZR-12. Quantities (kg) of amphetamine seized 1995 to 2008

Country19951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008
Belgium(1)6824774455975:5002092540175119484411
Bulgaria(19):::::177652025879571385657177430
Czech Republic(2):::::::0.40.090.050.0460.030.002
Denmark(3)40271192532571613566631957969120
Germany(4)1381602343103602712633624845566697138101279
Estonia(5):112112725341093213505623
Ireland(8)281034513618166892174158:
Greece(6)0.10.080.050.003120.080.50.50.710.10.10.1
Spain(7)3553119177492319564759341888156
France 104128194165233230571522757611178307109
Italy(9)120.40.550.20.7210.971441
Cyprus(10)0.050.00400.0060.0120.0050.00300.00050.0040.40.010.010.003
Latvia(11)00000.50.9459441165
Lithuania(12)::1710.010.08200.1377835118
Luxembourg(13)0.030.020.010.070.020.160.010.0060.030.950.80.0120.2
Hungary(23):::::1114122028223662
Malta ::::::00.0010.00050.0711::
Netherlands(14)453248151450853293579481843ca 50016006032800:
Austria 248::13954269381813
Poland(22):::::1051196129203242345333424356
Portugal(15)::000000.60.030.50.1340.70.3
Romania(20)::::::2140.920.013320.10.2
Slovenia(16)::::::0.060.0300.20.1313
Slovakia(17):::100.10.30.0040.0060.0010.0090.0170.0040.04
Finland 202222257180137129115102115126129130
Sweden(18)279127186135124108239330313438417422293361
United Kingdom(24)819262532961811201917751726142416261389233016601783:
Croatia::::::128471412815
Turkey(21)::::::::::41:233163
Norway 533093211529393209215229119318392260
Total1606353554384812388343023802411252507341764255718182

Notes:

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

 Numbers are rounded to the nearest kg except for quantities less than 1 kg where more precise information is provided when available.   

 (1) In 1996, 1998 and 2003 data include both ecstasy and amphetamine seized; see Table SZR-14 for tablets additionally seized in 1996 and 1998. 511 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 1997; 22090 in 1999; and 18397 in 2000.   

 (2) Accurate data are not available before 2002 due to double counting of seizures by police and customs reports. 56 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2005.   

 (3) 549 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2004.    

 (4) 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.   

 (5) 10 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2000; 37 in 2001; 1355 in 2002; 1567 in 2003; and 214 in 2005.   

 (6) All seizures are included (Police, Coast Guard and Customs). Amphetamine tablets were also seized in 1998, 30109 in 2000 and 8 in 2001.   

 (7) 2775 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 1996; 13720 in 1997; 1626 in 1998; 54215 in 1999; 40696 in 2000; 11026 in 2001; 31427 in 2002; 2726 in 2003; 86748 in 2004; 8781 units in 2005; and 339934 units in 2006.   

 (8) 3889 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 1997; 4780 in 1998; 12015 in 1999; 149 in 2000; 12728 in 2002; 1019 in 2003; 19452 in 2005; 7743 in 2006; and 10471 in 2007.   

 (9) Since 2000, data include seizures of all amphetamine-type products in kg with no differentiation between products; see Table SZR-14 for quantities of amphetamine-type products additionally seized in tablets.   

 (10) 4 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 1995; 6 in 1996; 1 in 2002; 100 in 2003; 18 in 2005; and 141 in 2006.    

 (11) Before 2004, data include both amphetamine and methamphetamine seizures. 3693 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2003.   

 (12) 42 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2000; 229 in 2002; 219 in 2003; 1050 in 2004; 2580 in 2005; 1870 in 2006; and 1000 in 2007.   

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

 (14) a) Due to different methods and definitions among agencies and among the years, figures do not permit conclusions about developments and trends. They must be seen as a minimum estimate of seized drugs in the Netherlands. b) Registration methods and definitions differ per police region, which leads to unreliability in the information and makes it difficult to interpret the figures. Figures and seizures are truncate, less than 10 kg / 10 liters are not reported. c) 850 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 1995; 1025 in 1996; 102240 in 1997; 242409 in 1998; 45847 in 1999; 20592 in 2001; 1028 in 2002; 14000 in 2003; 1000 in 2005; 38100 in 2006; and 1400 in 2007. Both 2004 and 2005 data are based on seizures made only by some police forces: they are not comparable between them, nor with previous years. In 2006, data include 3 kg of amphetamine pasta. 240 l and 40 kg of pasta were also seized in 2007.   

 (15) 26 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 1997; 4 in 1998; 37 in 1999; 18 in 2000; 25 in 2001; 34 in 2002; 125 in 2003; 32 in 2004; 2452 tablets and 35 capsules in 2005; 1535 tablets in 2006; 22778 tablets in 2007; and 132078 tablets in 2008.   

 (16) 89 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2001; 256 in 2002; 218 in 2003; and 1070.5 in 2007.    

 (17) Before 2001, data include both amphetamine and methamphetamine seizures. 5 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2001; 6 in 2002; and 3 in 2003.    

 (18) Before 2001, data include both amphetamine and methamphetamine seizures. Fenmetrazin is included in amphetamine seizures. 284 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2000; 782 in 2001; 92 in 2002; and 201 in 2006.   

 (19) Data refer to seizures made by the Customs and the National Service for Combating Organized Crime (NACOC) from the Ministry of Interior. 8513 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2000; 660 in 2001; 135444 in 2002; and 118201 in 2003.   

 (20) 133517 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2002; 93 in 2004; 3701 in 2005; and 250 in 2007.   

 (21) 1089989 amphetamine (captagon) tablets were seized in 2001; 8576884 in 2002; 4195481 in 2003; 8888752 in 2004; 6722032 (6404923 captagon) in 2005; 20003616 (1268873 captagon) in 2006; and 7768485 (7609327 captagon) in 2007.   

 (22) Up to 2003 the amount of large seizures only is reported; from 2004 all seizures are reported. Police data include both amphetamine and methamphetamine seizures. 1.4 l of amphetamine were also seized in 2007.    

 (23) 776 amphetamine tablets were also seized in 2007.   

 (24) 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.   

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