Children who have smoked, drank alcohol or taken drugs in England 2016, by age

Proportion of school children who have ever smoked, drunk alcohol or taken drugs in England in 2016, by age

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 19, 2018
Children who have smoked, drank alcohol or taken drugs in England 2016, by age This statistic displays the proportion of school children who have ever tried smoking, drinking alcohol or taking drugs in England in 2016 by age. In this year, four percent of eleven year olds had smoked cigarettes compared to 36 percent of fifteen year olds who had smoked cigarettes.
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Proportion of school children who have ever smoked, drunk alcohol or taken drugs in England in 2016, by age

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11 years12 years13 years14 years15 years
Drunk alcohol 15%24%38%56%73%
Ever done any of these 27%38%52%69%81%
Never done any of these 73%62%48%31%19%
Smoked cigarettes4%8%14%23%36%
Sniffed volatile substances 6%9%10%10%9%
Taken any drugs 11%16%21%28%37%
Taken cannabis 1%2%4%12%22%
Taken Class A drugs1%1%2%5%8%
11 years12 years13 years14 years15 years
Drunk alcohol 15%24%38%56%73%
Ever done any of these 27%38%52%69%81%
Never done any of these 73%62%48%31%19%
Smoked cigarettes4%8%14%23%36%
Sniffed volatile substances 6%9%10%10%9%
Taken any drugs 11%16%21%28%37%
Taken cannabis 1%2%4%12%22%
Taken Class A drugs1%1%2%5%8%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 19, 2018
This statistic displays the proportion of school children who have ever tried smoking, drinking alcohol or taking drugs in England in 2016 by age. In this year, four percent of eleven year olds had smoked cigarettes compared to 36 percent of fifteen year olds who had smoked cigarettes.
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