Scotland: primary care consumption of antibiotics 2008-2017

This statistic displays the consumption of antibiotics in primary care in Scotland from 2008 to 2017. In 2017, the consumption of primary care antibiotics amounted to a defined daily dose (DDD) of 20.26 per 1,000 population per day, this consumption has been decreasing year-on-year since 2012.

Primary care consumption of antibiotics in Scotland from 2008 to 2017

Consumption in DDD per 1,000 population per day
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Release date

November 2018


United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

2008 to 2017

Supplementary notes

DDD is the defined daily dose.

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