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Table SZR-7. Number of heroin seizures 1995 to 2007

Belgium 3158 111271213401733251104198135056192850
Bulgaria(4) 48819088399
Czech Republic(1) 5578671078696
Denmark 297331612509219912301499130496689410411064927647
Estonia 21812924929586111566755295
Ireland 20966459988476759880271466061276312541698
Greece 366843414098413837604365
Spain 11572140401539913496119381041011800792748185873703368177556
France 5216486539242964268428212650263325602828324232124028
Italy 8359783068846368 331434963636
Cyprus 1099710387
Latvia 427497267939790125254
Lithuania 2634103242132406799190272
Luxembourg 255284237189306255211183155188236238254
Hungary 9790113108144154
Malta 12 39686353
Netherlands 81283515521833
Austria 12981110861654452478895836126313831371883765
Poland(5) 231914209
Romania 642984
Slovenia 419552568539478550719572
Slovakia 6871086567401547374224217167235214212
Finland 821451532103424375571459045582520
Sweden 805780833128512441264127110521057900804800871
United Kingdom 6468983412508151921551916450181701543212965136741640216552
Turkey 5547740158813817951100
Norway 1913234024852614237823142501190617091399115110871204


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


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