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Table GPS-7. Frequency of use of cannabis among all adults (aged 15 to 64 years) and young adults (aged 15 to 34 years) in nationwide surveys among the general population [see all tables in this series...]

Part (i) Frequency of use among all users in last month (percentage) — 2007 field trial

CountryYear of surveySample size (15–64)Last month prevalence (15–64 years old)(%)Number of users in last 30 days (15–64)1 to 3 days/30 (%)4 to 9 days/30 (%)10 to 19 days/30 (%)20+ days/30 (%) Prevalence of daily or almost daily use (20 days or more/30) 15–64 years old(%)Prevalence of daily or almost daily use (20 days or more/30) 15-34 years old(%)
Czech Republic200435264.817043.430.718.77.2 0.30.9
Denmark200589562.61875818.67.515.9 0.40.8
Germany200380613.43714715.514.123.4 0.81.8
Ireland2006/0749182.63728.310.324.4 0.61.1
Greece200447810.93962.16.718.912.3 0.10.2
Spain2005/06283248.7246031.822.614.731 2.74.5
France2005258794.8122235.716.715.232.4 1.63.3
Italy2005279955.8153447.624.510.217.6 11.5
Cyprus200635041.4476117.38.713 0.20.3
United Kingdom(1)2005/06299324.8-----2.1


 Those that declared having used cannabis in 20 days or more in the 30 days previous to the interview are referred to as 'daily or almost daily users' in the texts. 

 (1) For United Kingdom frequency collected as frequency in the last 12 months but analysis presented is based only on users in the last 30 days. Data refer to 16 to 24 years. 

 For methods and definitions on population surveys in general, see methods and definitions - prevalence and patterns of drug use in the general population. 

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


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