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Figure DRD-8. Indexed long term trend in drug-induced deaths in the EU-15 and Norway, 1985–10

 
 
YearIndex
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1985100.0
1986112.2
1987158.4
1988211.9
1989283.1
1990384.1
1991497.4
1992493.1
1993425.1
1994449.5
1995472.9
1996535.1
1997481.9
1998492.9
1999526.9
2000569.0
2001557.1
2002465.1
2003435.1
2004462.9
2005474.8
2006452.5
2007482.8
2008508.5
2009488.6
2010444.3
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Notes:

The Member States that joined the EU in 2004 or afterwards are not included in this graphic due to the lack of retrospective data in most of them (before 1996), which would make the trends difficult to interpret.

Index: 1985 = 100 %.

A few countries did not provide data for some years (see Table DRD-2). To correct this situation, the computation method defined in the report ‘European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (2001)’ was used. Coordination of the implementation of EMCDDA standard guidelines on 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.

Number of cases per country per year are presented in Table DRD-2.

Source:

Reitox national reports 2012, taken from general mortality registries or special registries (forensic or police).

Based on national definitions as presented in methods and definitions for DRD ‘Definitions of acute drug-related deaths in EU Member States’, as used in the EMCDDA European Drug Report (EDR) and reported in Reitox national reports.

Year 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Index 100.0 112.2 158.4 211.9 283.1 384.1 497.4 493.1 425.1 449.5 472.9 535.1 481.9 492.9 526.9 569.0 557.1 465.1 435.1 462.9 474.8 452.5 482.8 508.5 488.6 444.3

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