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Estimated number and prevalence of people who inject drugs, by country, 2015 to 2021

This chart is part of the European Drug Report 2023, the EMCDDA's annual overview of the drug situation in Europe.     Source data Show source tables List of tables Table 1a (Estimated number of people who inject drugs) Table 1b (Estimated prevalence of people who inject drugs, per 1 000 population) Table 2 (Injecting among first-time treatment entrants) Table 1a. Estimated number of people who inject drugs, by country, 2015 to 2021 Country Central estimate France 106857 Italy 105652 Czechia 40500 Finland 25000 Portugal 13162 Bulgaria 9783 Lithuania 8868 Estonia 8606 Spain 8582 Norway 7878 Latvia 7715 Belgium 7018 Hungary 6707 Croatia 6344 Greece 2462 Netherlands 840 Luxembourg 822 Cyprus 627 Back to list of tables   Table 1b. Estimated prevalence of people who inject drugs, by country, 2015 to 2021 (per 1 000 population) Country Central rate France 2.7 Italy 2.8 Czechia 6.1 Finland 7.4 Portugal 2.1 Bulgaria 2.2 Lithuania 4.6 Estonia 10 Spain 0.3 Norway 2.2 Latvia 6.1 Belgium 0.8 Hungary 1 Croatia 2.2 Greece 0.4 Netherlands 0.1 Luxembourg 1.9 Cyprus 1 Back to list of tables   Table 2. Injecting among first-time treatment entrants with heroin, cocaine, amphetamine or methamphetamine as primary drug: proportion reporting injecting as main route of administration Substance 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Amphetamine 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 Cocaine 1 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 Methamphetamine 1.3 1.6 1.9 2.3 2.7 2.6 Heroin 10.9 8.1 6.9 6 5.9 4.6 Back to list of tables  
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