School children who have taken cannabis in England 2001-2018, by gender

This statistic displays the share of school children who have taken cannabis in England, from 2001 to 2018, by gender. In the year 2018, nine percent of boys and 7.1 percent of girls aged between 11 and 15 years old had taken cannabis.

Proportion of school children who have taken cannabis in England from 2001 to 2018, by gender

BoysGirls
20189%7.1%
20167.8%7.9%
20147.2%6.2%
20137.4%6.5%
20127.9%7.1%
20118.9%6.3%
20108.8%7.5%
20099.8%8.1%
200810.1%7.8%
20079.6%9.2%
200610.8%9.4%
200512.2%11.2%
200412.2%10.3%
200314.2%12.4%
200214.4%11.9%
200114.3%12.4%
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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

01 Jan 2018 to 31 Dec 2018

Number of respondents

13,377*

Age group

11-15 years

Method of interview

Questionnaire and personal interview

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (boys)= 6,733; (girls)= 6,605

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