Drug use in the Nordic countries

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Statista dossier on drug use in the Nordic countries

This dossier presents a range of statistics and facts about drug use in the Nordic countries. The dossier includes data on selected types of drugs and tobacco. In addition, it shows information about drug treatments and crime. The focus is on Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.

Table of contents

  • 1. Cannabis
    • Cannabis consumption among youths in the Nordic countries 2015, by gender

    • Consumption volume of cannabis in the Nordic capitals 2018

    • Share of cannabis users in Sweden 2016, by age group

    • Cannabis consumption in Denmark 1994-2017

    • Share of cannabis users in Denmark 2016, by age group

    • Cannabis consumption in Norway 1985-2016

    • Share of cannabis users in Norway 2016, by age group

    • Share of cannabis users in Finland 2016, by age group

  • 2. Amphetamines, cocoaine, ecstasy
    • Average number of days of cocaine usage in the Nordic countries 2016

    • Average number of days of ecstasy (MDMA) usage in selected Nordic countries 2017

    • Amphetamine, cocaine or ecstasy consumption in Denmark 2017

    • Share of amphetamines users in Denmark 2016, by age group

    • Share of amphetamines users in Norway 2016, by age group

    • Share of cocaine users in Denmark 2016, by age group

    • Share of cocaine users in Norway 2016, by age group

    • Share of MDMA users in Denmark 2016, by age group

    • Share of MDMA users in Norway 2016, by age group

  • 3. Tobacco
    • Smokers in Sweden 2016, by frequency

    • Number of cigarettes consumed per capita in Sweden 2012-2016

    • Share of smokers in Denmark 2010-2017

    • Amount of cigarettes smoked daily in Denmark 2017

    • Share of daily smokers in Norway 2012-2016, by county

    • Share of daily and occasionally smokers in Norway 2005-2015

    • Share of daily smokers in Finland 2013-2017

    • Share of regular smokers in Finland 2017

  • 4. Prices
    • Average price of illicit drugs in Sweden in 2016, by drug

    • Average price of illicit drugs in Denmark in 2016, by drug

    • Average price of illicit drugs in Norway 2016, by drug

    • Average price of illicit drugs in Finland in 2016, by drug

    • Price of cannabis in the Nordic capitals 2018

  • 5. Drug treatments
    • Distribution of drug treatment entrants in Sweden 2016, by primary drug

    • Number of drug users entering drug treatment services in Sweden 2016, by drug

    • Distribution of drug treatment entrants in Denmark 2016, by primary drug

    • Entrants in treatment for substance abuse problems in Denmark 2015, by main substance

    • Number of drug users entering drug treatment services in Denmark 2016, by drug

    • Number of entrants in treatment for substance abuse problems in Denmark 2010-2015

    • Distribution of drug treatment entrants in Norway 2016, by primary drug

    • Number of drug users entering drug treatment services in Norway 2016, by drug

    • Patients treated in health service for substance abuse problems in Norway 2010-2015

    • Number of drug users entering drug treatment services in Finland 2016, by drug

  • 6. Deaths and crime
    • Drug-related deaths in Sweden 2006-2016

    • Drug-related deaths in Denmark 2006-2016

    • Drug-related deaths in Norway 2006-2016

    • Number of drug-related deaths in Finland 2006-2016

    • Number of drug-related crimes in Sweden 2006-2016

    • Drug-related crimes in Denmark 2007-2017

    • Development of narcotics offences in Finland 1970-2017

  • 7. Seizures
    • Distribution of drug seizures in Sweden 2016, by type of drug

    • Number of customs' drug seizures in Sweden 2015-2017

    • Volume of seized drugs in Denmark 2007-2017, by type of drug

    • Distribution of drug seizures in Norway 2017, by type of drug

    • Volume of confiscated drugs in Norway 2005-2015, by type of drug

    • Drugs seized by police and customs in Finland 2017, by type of drug

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