Cannabis price and potency in the European Union (updated June 2021)

Infographic shows price and purity for cannabis resin and herbal in EU. Price for resin is on average between 7 and 12 euros and for herbal betwen 8 and 13. Resin is about twice as potent. Price is fairly stable since 2009 but potency has increased a lot.

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Graphic shows price and purity data for cannabis resin and herbal cannabiis inthe European Union.

This graphic is take from the European Drug Report 2021. Full source data and methods and definitions may be found in the Statistical Bulletin 2021.

Graphic source data is provided below for accessibility and reuse purposes.

Seizures of cannbis

Cannabis seizures in the EU and the EU + Norway and Turkey (EU+2), 2019
  Resin Herbal
Number of seizures (EU) 326000 313000
Number of seizures (EU+2) 342000 380000
Quatity seized EU (tonnes) 465 148
Quatity seized EU+2 (tonnes) 496 211

Price

Cannabis price in the EU and the EU + Norway and Turkey (EU+2)
  Resin (EUR /g) Herbal (EUR /g)
Minimum value 3 5
P25 7 8
P75 12 13
Maxiimum value 25 20
Index 113 104

Potency

Cannabis potency in the EU and the EU + Norway and Turkey (EU+2)
  Resin (% THC) Herbal (% THC)
Minimum value 12 5
P25 20 8
P75 28 13
Maxiimum value 29 20
Index 262 156

Indexed trend price and potency

Cannabis price and potency indexed trend, 2009-2019
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Resin price 100 114 112 113 112 113 114 123 121 113 113
Resin potency 100 110 117 148 161 179 184 201 209 227 262
Herb price 100 102 105 104 102 101 105 106 109 107 104
Herb potency 100 117 122 127 153 159 152 153 163 161 156

EU + 2 refers to EU Member States, Turkey and Norway. Price and potency of cannabis products: national mean values – minimum, maximum and interquartile (P25, P75) range. Countries covered vary by indicator.

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