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Table SZR-11. Number of amphetamine seizures 1995 to 2007

Belgium(1)568 2672106010741270 3702473439768672767
Bulgaria(11) 4283659167
Czech Republic(2) 3159792
Denmark 116713861324160912501152954113412641388157320221965
Estonia 22937126164207289336426399428513808
Ireland 89217475680467169162243211145125277235
Greece 9302317168
Spain 3384495750404122379633494574479217971771163519781928
France 10491163158141137111149181252317232343
Italy(4)41665741 313633
Cyprus 1191
Latvia(5) 7011917624322621816589
Lithuania 2812027248676198118146112
Hungary 256373378356368417
Malta 0 1211
Netherlands(7) 225 125
Austria 43136221 141161202294324312299319
Poland(13) 7483903010
Romania(12) 714
Slovenia 112585135 62128182
Slovakia(9) 201944517681111963
Finland 69697213251641195623693778339936873392373229982896
United Kingdom 15443182761860918630133937080683069976952725486569291
Turkey 1842293699465
Norway 1601177523942774308930774283503745784148441046804222


 : indicates data not available 

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

 (1) 1998 data includes both seizures of amphetamine and ecstasy.   

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

 (3) In 1995: the number of seizures based on offences; since 1996: the numbers of seizures based on police register. Data include both seizures of amphetamine and methamphetamine.   

 (4) Since 2000, data include seizures of all amphetamine-type products in kg with no differentiation between products; see Table SZR-13 for numbers of seizures of amphetamine-type products additionally seized in tablets.   

 (5) Before 2004, data include both amphetamine and methamphetamine seizures.    

 (6) Data include both seizures of amphetamine and methamphetamine.   

 (7) 2000 data includes seizures of ecstasy.   

 (8) Data include 3 seizures of amphetamine tablets in 2001; 4 in 2002; 2 in 2003; 4 in 2004; 5 in 2005; 4 in 2006, and 1 in 2007.   

 (9) Before 2001, data include both amphetamine and methamphetamine seizures.    

 (10) Before 2001, data include both amphetamine and methamphetamine seizures. Fenmetrazin is included in amphetamine seizures.    

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

 (12) 2004 data include 4 seizures of amphetamine tablets.   

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


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