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Table DUP-3. Prevalence of drug use within prison among prisoners, 2000–11

Part (i) Most recent data available from survey/routine monitoring (%)

Countryyearsource/ referenceSampleAny illicit drugCannabisCocaineCrackHeroinAmphetaminesEcstasy LSD
Belgium(a)2010(1)1125133319:138::
Bulgaria(b)2008(2)4998340.70.4:110.05:
Czech Republic(a)20101166822152:4132:
Denmark::::::::::::
Germany::::::::::::
Estonia::::::::::::
Ireland::::::::::::
Greece(a)2000113646:::::::
Spain(c)200614934:283350.30.3:
France::::::::::::
Italy(d)200946363025:::::::
Cyprus::::::::::::
Latvia(a)2010(3)1196532243:10198:
Lithuania(a)2011132930:::::::
Luxembourg(a)2005124656:::::::
Hungary(a)2008(4)2503141210.545:
Malta::::::::::::
Netherlands::::::::::::
Austria::::::::::::
Poland(a)200711240(5)20183:2157:
Portugal(a)2007(6)11986363010:1423:
Romania(a)2011(7)12064510.4:2:1:
Slovenia::::::::::::
Slovakia::::::::::::
Finland(e)2001282517:::::::
Sweden::::::::::::
United Kingdom(c)2011104198(8)21133:1592:
Croatia::::::::::::
Turkey::::::::::::
Norway(a)20022107426-38:::::::
 

Notes:

(a) Lifetime drug use. (b) Last year drug use. (c) Last month drug use. (d) Regular drug use. (e) Refer to part (ii).

(1) Also available: last year use of any illicit drug 15% and last month use of any illicit drug 12%.

(2) Also available: last year use of any illicit drug 0.6%

(3) Also available: last year use of any illicit drug 18% and last month use of any illicit drug 9%.

(4) Also available: last year use of any illicit drug 8% and last month use of any illicit drug 3%.

(5) Only adult males.

(6) Also available: last year use of any illicit drug 31%; last month use of any illicit drug 27% and regular (everyday) use of any illicit drug 12%.

(7) Also available: last year use of any illicit drug 2% and last month use of any illicit drug 0.7%.

(8) Scotland only.

(9) England and Wales only. Also available: use during the past month of any illicit drug 25% and use during the past week of any illicit drug 16%.

Source:

For methodological information, and previous surveys please refer to Reitox national focal points. See Table DUP-03 part (ii)

For access to sources and bibliographic references, refer to Table DUP-0.

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