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Figure EYE-1. Cannabis prevalence rates, ESPAD 2011

Part (ii) Stable lifetime prevalence of cannabis use among 15–16 year old school students over the five rounds of the ESPAD survey

 
 
Country19951999200320072011
Portugal79151316
Finland51011811
Malta7101310
Sweden68779
Greece9668
Cyprus52457
Romania1347
Norway612965

Notes:

Caution is required comparing figures due to methodological limitations. For methods and definitions see Methods and definitions: youth and the schools population.

ESPAD 2007 and 2011 data for Belgium refer only to Flanders. ESPAD 2007 Germany figures are based in seven regions only (Bavaria, Brandenburg, Berlin, Hesse, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saarland and Thuringia). ESPAD 2011 Germany figures are based in only five out of sixteen federal states (Bundesländer). 2011 data for the United Kingdom and 2007 data for Denmark are based on small proportions of the schools sampled.

Sources:

ESPAD (The European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs) is coordinated by the Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs (CAN)

Country 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011
Portugal 7 9 15 13 16
Finland 5 10 11 8 11
Malta   7 10 13 10
Sweden 6 8 7 7 9
Greece   9 6 6 8
Cyprus 5 2 4 5 7
Romania   1 3 4 7
Norway 6 12 9 6 5

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