It is estimated that 5.5 percent of the global population between the ages of 15 and 64 years used an illicit drug in 2018. That represents an increase since 1990. The magnitude of the drug problem in Europe becomes more apparent when considering the rate of problem drug use in individual countries; The highest problem drug use was in Czechia with 12.1 individuals per 1,000 recognized as a problem drug user, suffering from drug use disorders or drug dependence.
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