Cannabis users entering treatment in the EU (updated June 2021)
Graphic shows characteristics and trends for cannabis users entering treatment (EU-27), including trends.
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.
Chatacteristics of cannabis users entering treatment
|Mean age entering treatment||25|
|Mean age at first use||17|
Frequency of use
|2 to 6 days per week||20737||22%|
|Once a week or less||7982||9%|
|Not used in the last 30 days||18480||20%|
Treatment status of client
|Previously treated entrants||27684||25%||28000|
Trends in first-time entrants, based on 24 countries (2009-2019)
Note. Apart from trends, data are for all treatment entrants with cannabis as primary drug. Trends in first-time entrants are based on 24 countries. Only countries with data for at least 8 of the 11 years are included in the trends graph. Missing values are interpolated from adjacent years. Due to changes in the flow of data at national level, data since 2014 for Italy are not comparable with earlier years.