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Figure GPS-17. Last year prevalence of amphetamines, ecstasy and cocaine among young adults (aged 15 to 34)


Sample sizes (n) refer to the number of respondents for 15- to 34-year-old group. For number of respondents for the whole surveys, see Epidemiological tables on population surveys in the Statistical bulletin 2009.

Data are from the most recent national surveys available in each country (see Epidemiological tables on population surveys, EMCDDA Statistical bulletin).

For young adults, the EMCDDA standard age range is 15 to 34 years (Denmark and the UK from 16 years, Estonia, Hungary and Germany from 18 years). Variations in age ranges may slightly influence some national differences. In some countries, the figures were recalculated at national level, to adapt as far as possible to standard EMCDDA age groups.

Bulgaria: 2007; n=2591
Czech Republic: 2004; n=1414
Denmark: 2008; n=1744
Germany: 2006; n=3306
Estonia: 2003; n=646
Ireland: 2006/07; n=1989
Greece: 2004; n=2620
Spain: 2007/08; n=9843
France: 2005; n=10855
Italy: 2007; n=4243
Cyprus: 2006; n=1753
Latvia: 2007; n =2497
Lithuania: 2004; n=1814
Hungary: 2007; n=1111
Netherlands: 2005; n=
Austria: 2004; n=1754
Poland: 2006; n=2031
Portugal: 2007; n=4765
Romania: 2007; n=2262
Slovakia: 2006; n=556
Finland: 2006; n=1387
UK (E&W): 2007/08; n=10021
Norway: 2004; n=1238

Related links:

Statistical bulletin 2006: Figure GPS-23 part (i)

Statistical bulletin 2007: Figure GPS-17

Statistical bulletin 2008: Figure GPS-17

See also Tables GPS-11 and GPS-18

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


Reitox national reports 2008, taken from surveys, reports or scientific articles.

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