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Table DRD-107. Number of drug-induced deaths recorded in EU Member States according to national definitions

Part(ii) Totals and indexes, 1985 to 2010

Total or index19851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
Total number of deaths (all member states and Norway)81090913861854251737174808475541376202651674106806707977048204806267786308682472686828727477407399:
Total number of deaths (15 previous member states and Norway)81090913861854251735384582454239166000631271426429666571447592746462065807625166886286670471566865:
Total number of deaths (new member states):::::179226213221202204268377414560612598572501573598565618653685:
Index (15 previous member states and Norway)(1)100.0112.2158.4211.9283.1384.1497.4493.1425.1449.5472.9535.1481.9492.9526.9569.0557.1465.1435.2462.9474.9453.5483.6509.5488.7440.7
Index (new member states)(2):::::::::::100.0134.3125.8170.1185.9178.0182.5149.6160.1167.1157.9172.7182.4191.4159.5
Index males (15 previous member states and Norway)(3):::::100.0129.9128.3105.5112.0117.5137.2120.0123.7131.2143.4137.4114.8106.3114.1119.2113.9123.5127.4120.4109.3
Index females (15 previous member states and Norway)(3):::::100.0120.4121.2122.8106.5110.2112.4106.6110.9119.1122.6132.0117.3114.4116.5130.9130.8125.7142.1137.7135.1
Index under the age of 25 (15 previous member states and Norway)(3):::::100.0125.6116.998.699.6107.3115.1117.3109.3118.8115.4105.596.5106.9111.496.893.496.487.974.568.6
Index under the age of 25 (new member states)(2):::::::::::100.0157.1165.5234.0307.6267.5280.3196.3208.1202.1172.2183.0185.5156.1122.3
 

Notes:

The national definitions used to report to the EMCDDA and the methods used are described in Drug-related Deaths - methods and definitions.

For 2010 the Index is provisional, computed on the basis of the percentage change in the countries that provided data for both 2009 and 2010

United Kingdom: Only data based on the definition used by the DSD are used to compute the indices

(1) Corrected Index: 1985=100

Some countries did not provide data for some years (see Table DRD-2 part (i)). To correct this situation, the computation method used is defined in the report [‘European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (2001). Coordination of the implementation of the EMCDDA standard guidelines on the drug-related deaths in the EU Member States, and the collection and analysis of information on drug-related deaths’], Project CT.99.RTX.04, Co-ordinated by the Trimbos Institute. Lisbon: EMCDDA.

(2) Corrected Index: 1996=100

Some countries did not provide data for some years (Table DRD-2 part (i)). To correct this situation, the computation method used is defined in the report [‘European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (2001). Coordination of the implementation of the EMCDDA standard guidelines on the drug-related deaths in the EU Member States, and the collection and analysis of information on drug-related deaths’], Project CT.99.RTX.04, Co-ordinated by the Trimbos Institute. Lisbon: EMCDDA.

(3) Corrected Index: 1990=100

Some countries did not provide data for some years (see Table DRD-2 part (iii), Table DRD-2 part (iv) and Table DRD-2 part (v)).

See also ‘General notes for interpreting data’ on the Explanatory notes and help page

Sources:

Reitox national reports 2011, taken from national mortality registries or special registries (forensic or police). Based on "National definitions" as presented in Drug related deaths - methods and definitions.

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