United Kingdom – data profile

United Kingdom

Figure United Kingdom


LYP – prevalence of drug use for the last year reported; LTP – lifetime prevalence of drug use; 1YrP – approximate one-year prevalence rate for problem drug use (PDU).

See the explanatory notes for further information on the structure of the diagram and on the data sources.

Other estimates for the same year:

Other estimates are available for England alone, and including only 15 year-old students: cannabis 36 and inhalants 16 per 100 pupils, amphetamines 4, ecstasy 5, hallucinogens 6 (all per 1000 pupils). Other estimates for schools cannabis prevalence are 40 per 100 pupils, with Wales covered separately with an estimate of 34 per 100.