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Table SZR-13. Number of ecstasy seizures, 1995–2011

Country19951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Belgium(1)1002::267211002504245039:::200917981412921650838
Bulgaria:::::::61111614727:17211
Czech Republic(2):::::::37335241293018131615
Denmark 984110143197444331340322505461540397251200200197
Germany :2518236819862883468142903417257134633238238224952698176112091322
Estonia 1181616324210312618424317227028197452244
Ireland 5714053474661064186414851027108380668885811737309030272
Greece(3):::::::24318815312980855433228
Spain 163022421999137519953750119479180469419203371403234322715152515382123
France 587644628608649140915891782186421351937924935781:::
Italy(4)9481157848730::::::345347326258106107114
Cyprus :::::::::26343419:11113
Latvia :::::206080379013110318511819513
Lithuania :::::11139729892851149488235
Luxembourg 25261222101516268141497161026
Hungary :::::::304362122636614515218633922
Malta ::::::8:368772445872374230
Netherlands(5)::310124154125:::::::::::
Austria 1532542531352153303523082762862952482501811316390
Poland::::::22941016:::::::
Portugal(6)5203735738116419014915816613511088638695
Romania :::::::::::94168210304096
Slovenia :::::12714811968653654374716914
Slovakia ::153252239203726344753555
Finland :527457159393465329316328363297340250190229300
Sweden(7)2616320310416050863263248841138130926823142127189
United Kingdom551362165098485066379790104108342757765736944859576095218370829563181
Croatia::::::53767845046724211810669455275
Turkey ::::::79154306599189387478356941113712587
Norway 16019224217850282784169340545234141142131416871198
Total106301399112546135061583326946359642810921524212212178423207216531673097088897
 

Notes:

A fuller historical series, back to 1985 for reporting countries, is available in the Supplementary tables section of this Statistical bulletin.

(1) 1998 data includes both seizures of ecstasy and amphetamine.

(2) In 2002 data include 1 seizure of ecstasy powder.

(3) Until 2003, data include both ecstasy and amphetamine tablets.

(4) Since 2000, data include seizures of tablets of all amphetamine-type products with no differentiation between products (a majority of seizures of tablets being ecstasy-type products); see Table SZR-11 for number of seizures of amphetamine-type products additionally seized in kg.

(5) 1997 data include 269 seizures of MDMA and 41 of MDEA. 2000 data include seizures of both ecstasy and amphetamine.

(6) 2001 data include 6 seizures of ecstasy measured in kg; 21 in 2002; 21 in 2003; 25 in 2004; 40 in 2005; 50 in 2006, and 9 of crystals and 44 of ground ecstasy in 2007.

(7) Before 2001, data include only seizures of MDMA and MDA; whereas since 2001, data include seizures of MDMA, MDA and MDE.

Source:

Reitox national focal points. See Table SZR-0 part (i) and Table SZR-0 part (ii)

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