Treatment entered for individuals with opioid addiction in Europe 2016, by drug type

Share of individuals entering treatment for opioid addiction in Europe in 2016, by type of opioid

Treatment entered for individuals with opioid addiction in Europe 2016, by drug type This statistic displays the share of individuals entering treatment for opioid addiction in Europe in 2016, by type of opioid. Opiates are drugs derived from opium, the dried latex from the opium poppy. The majority of individuals, 80 percent, were entering treatment for heroin addiction. This was followed by eight percent of individuals entering treatment for methadone addiction. One percent of individuals entering treatment for opioid addiction where doing so for addiction to fentanyl.
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Share of individuals entering treatment for opioid addiction in Europe in 2016, by type of opioid

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Share of respondents
Heroin80%
Methadone8%
Buprenorphine5%
Fentanyl0.3%
Other7%
Share of respondents
Heroin80%
Methadone8%
Buprenorphine5%
Fentanyl0.3%
Other7%
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This statistic displays the share of individuals entering treatment for opioid addiction in Europe in 2016, by type of opioid. Opiates are drugs derived from opium, the dried latex from the opium poppy. The majority of individuals, 80 percent, were entering treatment for heroin addiction. This was followed by eight percent of individuals entering treatment for methadone addiction. One percent of individuals entering treatment for opioid addiction where doing so for addiction to fentanyl.
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