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Figure GPS-14. Trends in last 12 months prevalence of cocaine use among young adults (aged 15–34)

Part (i) All countries

 
 
Year%
BulgariaCzech RepublicDenmarkGermanyEstoniaIrelandGreeceSpainFrance ItalyCyprusLatviaLithuaniaHungaryNetherlandsAustriaPolandPortugalRomaniaSlovakiaFinland SwedenUK (E&W)Norway
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19900.4
1991
19920.5
19930.4
19940.9
19951.83.40.4
19961.51.3
19971.32.8
19981.01.01.40.80.40.02.4
19992.70.51.0
20002.01.90.50.90.50.04.5
20014.61.70.11.20.64.0
20020.71.31.40.74.3
20031.71.22.04.82.30.40.74.9
20040.40.20.61.61.00.74.11.8
20050.72.91.23.21.04.9
20061.65.20.70.31.30.85.4
20071.03.11.00.41.20.14.5
20081.51.63.41.35.52.90.31.21.26.2
20090.51.84.42.24.80.8
20100.52.51.91.30.20.40.64.2
20111.12.83.60.34.2
Statistical bulletin 2006: Figure GPS-10
Statistical bulletin 2007: Figure GPS-14
Statistical bulletin 2008: Figure GPS-14 part (i)
Statistical bulletin 2009: Figure GPS-14 part (i)
Statistical bulletin 2010: Figure GPS-14 part (i)
Statistical bulletin 2011: Figure GPS-14 part (i)
Statistical bulletin 2012: Figure GPS-14 part (i)
See also Table GPS-0
See also 'General notes for interpreting data' on the Explanatory notes and help page.
Sources:
Reitox national reports 2012, taken from population surveys, reports or scientific articles.

Notes:

Sample sizes (respondents) for the 15 to 34 age group for each country and year are presented in Table GPS-8 part ii.

In Denmark, the value for 1994 corresponds to ‘hard drugs’.

Data taken from national surveys available in each country. Figures and methodology for each survey can be consulted in Table GPS-8 part ii.

For young adults, the EMCDDA uses the range 15 to 34 years (Denmark and the UK from 16 years, Germany, Estonia (1998) and Hungary from 18 years). In France the age range was 25 to 34 in 1992 and 18 to 39 in 1995.

The most recent general population survey reported by the Netherlands display a wide variation in results compared with 2005 which may reflect methodological differences. The data is provided for information, but given the lack of comparability between surveys should be treated with caution.

The most recent general population survey reported by Italy display a wide variation in results compared with the previous surveys which may reflect methodological differences. The data is provided for information, but given the lack of comparability between surveys should be treated with caution.

  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Bulgaria                               0.7   1.0 1.5      
Czech Republic                             0.4       1.6 0.5 0.5 1.1
Denmark                     2.0         2.9     3.4   2.5  
Germany 0.4         1.8   1.3     1.9     1.7     1.6     1.8    
Estonia                 1.0         1.2         1.3      
Ireland                           2.0       3.1       2.8
Greece       0.4         1.0           0.2              
Spain           3.4   2.8   2.7   4.6   4.8     5.2   5.5 4.4   3.6
France      0.5     0.4       0.5 0.5   0.7     1.2         1.9  
Italy                       1.7   2.3   3.2     2.9      
Cyprus                                 0.7     2.2    
Latvia                           0.4       1.0       0.3
Lithuania                             0.6       0.3      
Hungary                       0.1   0.7       0.4        
Netherlands                 1.4     1.2       1.0            
Austria                             1.6       1.2      
Poland                         1.3       0.3       1.3  
Portugal                       0.6           1.2        
Romania                                   0.1     0.2  
Slovakia             1.5   0.8   0.9   1.4   1.0   1.3       0.4  
Finland                  0.4   0.5   0.7   0.7   0.8       0.6  
Sweden                 0.0   0.0               1.2      
UK (E&W)         0.9   1.3   2.4   4.5 4.0 4.3 4.9 4.1 4.9 5.4 4.5 6.2 4.8 4.2 4.2
Norway                   1.0         1.8         0.8    

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