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Table DRD-2. Number of drug-induced deaths recorded in EU Member States according to national definitions [see all tables in this series...]

Part (v) Totals and indexes, 1995 to 2009

Totals and indexes199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Total drug-induced deaths
Total number of deaths (all Member States)65167410680670797704820480626778630868247163682871927728-
Total number of deaths (15 previous Member States and Norway)63127142642966657144759274646206580762516565626366557075-
Total number of deaths (new Member States)204268377414560612598572501573598565537653-
Total number of deaths males (all Member States)46395616501552096289677365795518512055885737551059046226-
Total number of deaths females (all Member States)10181077105511231309134414371247117312171348132212591462-
Total number of deaths under the age of 25 (all Member States)89399710891067128313051231113311891268111410561063997-
Total number of deaths under the age of 25 (15 previous Member States and Norway)88997699596811431121102593810391093945912940858-
Total number of deaths under the age of 25 (new Member States)-219499140184206195150175169144123139-
Indices
Index (all Member States and Norway)(1)100.0117.4107.8109.8119.1128.8126.3110.3102.1108.7110.9105.7112.5119.4113.4
Index (15 previous Member States and Norway)(1)100.0113.1101.9104.2111.4120.3117.898.392.097.999.795.1101.0106.0101.0
Index (new Member States)(2)-100.0134.3125.8170.1185.9178.0182.5149.6160.1167.1157.9170.6207.4224.7
Index males (15 previous Member States and Norway)(1)100.0116.8102.2105.3111.7122.1117.097.790.597.2101.296.7104.8108.0101.7
Index females (15 previous Member States and Norway)(1)100.0102.096.8100.7108.1111.3119.9106.5103.9105.8117.6117.5113.1127.5120.5
Index under the age of 25 (15 previous Member States and Norway)(1)100.0107.2109.3101.8110.7107.598.389.999.6103.889.686.489.180.969.6
Index under the age of 25 (new Member States)(2)-100.0157.1165.5234.0307.6267.5280.3196.3208.1202.1172.2147.1149.5134.4

Notes:

 The national definitions used to report to the EMCDDA and the methods used are described in Drug-related deaths — methods and definitions.       

 For 2009 the index is provisional, computed on the basis of the percentage change in the countries that provided data for both 2008 and 2009       

 United Kingdom: Only data based on the definition used by the DSD figures.       

 (1) Corrected Index: 1995=100.       

 Some countries did not provide data for some years (see Table DRD-2 part (i)). To correct this situation, the computation method used is defined in the report (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (2001), ‘Coordination of the implementation of the EMCDDA standard guidelines on the drug-related deaths in the EU Member States, and the collection and analysis of information on drug-related deaths’), Project CT.99.RTX.04, coordinated by the Trimbos Institute, Lisbon, EMCDDA.        

 (2) Corrected Index: 1996=100.       

 Some countries did not provide data for some years (Table DRD-2 part (i)). To correct this situation, the computation method used is defined in the report (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (2001), ‘Coordination of the implementation of the EMCDDA standard guidelines on the drug-related deaths in the EU Member States, and the collection and analysis of information on drug-related deaths’, Project CT.99.RTX.04, coordinated by the Trimbos Institute, Lisbon, EMCDDA.        

 See also 'General notes for interpreting data' on the Explanatory notes and help page.       

Sources:

 Reitox national reports 2010, taken from national mortality registries or special registries (forensic or police). Based on ‘National definitions’ as presented in Drug-related deaths — methods and definitions.       

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