Illicit drug consumption in Denmark 2017, by type of drug

This statistic shows the result of a survey on illicit drug consumption in Denmark in 2017, by type of drug. That year, 10 percent of respondents stated to have consumed cocaine ever, while only 1.3 percent consumed it in the last month. Other illicit drugs than cannabis have ever been consumed by 14.7 percent of respondents, while the share that consumed it in the last month was 1.9 percent. The drug with the smallest share was heroin.

Did you consume any of the following illicit drugs recently?

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Release date

November 2017



Survey time period


Number of respondents

4,583 respondents

Age group

16-44 years

Special properties

respondents answering with "yes"

Method of interview


Supplementary notes

The source does not provide the original wording of the question posed during the survey. The wording of the question chosen for this statistic may therefore differ slightly from the original.

The source adds the following information: "The category 'Other drugs' covers various medicines, etc."

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