Infographic: cocaine use in the last year in Europe – young adults (15-34)

This infographic, developed to accompany the miniguide Stimulants: health and social responses in Europe presents some key statistics on cocaine use among young people (15-34) in the EU-27, Norway and Turkey. For more detailed statistics on prevalance and patterns of use, as well as methodological information, please refer to the Data section of our website.

Last year use, all young adults
Prevalence of cocaine use in the last year among young adults, by country
Last year cocaine use, all young adults: gender breakdown

Source data

Table 1. Prevalence of cocaine use in the last year in Europe among young adults (15-34)
Use Prevalence (%)
Used 2.2
Did not use 97.8
Table 2. Cocaine use in the last year in the European Union – young adults (15-34)
Country Prevalence (%) Year
Austria 5.6 2020
Belgium 2.9 2018
Bulgaria 1.3 2020
Croatia 3.9 2019
Cyprus 0.9 2019
Czechia 1.8 2020
Denmark 2.9 2021
Estonia 2.8 2018
Finland 1.5 2018
France 3.2 2017
Germany 2.4 2018
Greece 0.6 2015
Hungary 0.6 2019
Ireland 4.8 2019
Italy 1.7 2017
Latvia 2.2 2020
Lithuania 0.3 2016
Luxembourg 0.9 2019
Netherlands 3.5 2020
Norway 1.9 2020
Poland 0.5 2018
Portugal 0.3 2016
Romania 0.7 2019
Slovakia 0.2 2019
Slovenia 1.8 2018
Spain 3.2 2020
Sweden 2.5 2017
Turkey 0.1 2017
Table 3. Prevalence by gender, cocaine use in the last year in Europe among young adults (15-34)
Gender Percentage (%)
Males 2.8
Females 1.7

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