Treatment entered for individuals with opioid addiction in Europe 2017, by drug type

This statistic displays the share of individuals entering treatment for opioid addiction in Europe in 2017, by type of opioid. Opiates are drugs derived from opium, the dried latex from the opium poppy. The majority of individuals, 78 percent, were entering treatment for heroin addiction. This was followed by nine percent of individuals entering treatment for methadone addiction.

Share of individuals entering treatment for opioid addiction in Europe in 2017, by type of opioid

Share of respondents
Heroin78%
Methadone9%
Buprenorphine5%
Fentanyl0.5%
Other7%
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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

Europe

Survey time period

2019

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