Size of police heroin seizures in England and Wales (UK) 2018

This statistic shows the size of heroin seizures by police forces in England and Wales in 2017/18. The majority of such seizures were of amounts less than one gram. There were, however, seven seizures of between 10 and 100 kilograms. There were a total of 7,372 heroin seizures over this twelve month period.

Number of heroin seizures by police forces in England and Wales in 2017/18, by amount*

Number of seizures
Under 1g4,555
1g to 500g2,765
500g to 1kg16
1kg to 10kg29
10kg to 100kg7
100kg and over0
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Sources

Release date

November 2018

Region

United Kingdom (England, Wales)

Survey time period

April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2018

Supplementary notes

*In 2016/17 Kent were unable to supply reliable estimates. Imputation methods have been used to estimate the 2016/17 data for this force.
Includes seizures made by British Transport Police (BTP).

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