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Table SZR-7. Number of heroin seizures 1995 to 2005

Belgium 3158 11127121340173325110419813505
Bulgaria(4) 48819088
Czech Republic(1) 55544269
Denmark 297331612509219912301499130496689410411064
Estonia 218129249295861115667
Ireland 209664599884767598802714660612725
Greece 3668434140984138
Spain 115721404015399134961193810410118007927481858737033
France 52164865392429642684282126502633256028283242
Italy 8359783068846368 3532
Cyprus 10997
Latvia 427497267939790
Lithuania 2634103242132406799
Luxembourg 255284237189306255211183155188236
Hungary 9790113108
Malta 12 396863
Netherlands 81283515521833
Austria 12981110861654452478895836126313831371
Poland(5) 231914209
Romania 691
Slovenia 419552568539478550
Slovakia 6871086567401547374224217167235
Finland 82145153210342437557145904558
Sweden 805780833128512441264127110521057900804
United Kingdom 646898341250815192155191645018170154321298013659
Turkey 554774015881381
Norway 19132340248526142378231425011906170913991151


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

 (1) Accurate data are not available before 2002 due to double counting of seizures by police and customs reports.     

 (2) In 1995: the number of seizures based on offences; since 1996: the numbers of seizures based on police register.     

 (3) 2000 data include 9 seizures of liquid heroin; 2001 data include 4 seizures of liquid heroin.      

 (4) Data refer to seizures made by the Customs and the National Service for Combating Organized Crime (NACOC) from the Ministry of Interior.     

 (5) Up until 2003 the number of large seizures only is reported; from 2004 all seizures are reported.      


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