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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014/15: Drug Use

Published: 28 Jun 2016
ISBN:
9781786522689

This report presents findings on illicit drug use from the self-completion module of the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey. It provides data and analysis on drug use in the last month, in the last year and ever among adults aged sixteen and over in Scotla

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Contents
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014/15: Drug Use
Table A1.3B: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having in the last 12 months used drugs, 2008/09 to 2014/15

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Table A1.3B: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having in the last 12 months used drugs, 2008/09 to 2014/15

Percentage of all adults aged 16 and over 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15
CLASS A 3.4 3.0 2.6 2.5 2.6
Cocaine 2.7 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.8
Crack 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1
Ecstasy 1.8 1.9 1.4 1.3 1.3
Heroin 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2
Methadone/Physeptone 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
LSD 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Magic mushrooms 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
Crystal Meth 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
CLASS B 6.4 6.2 5.7 5.3 5.2
Amphetamines 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.6
Cannabis 6.2 6.1 5.6 5.1 5.0
Ketamine 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
Mephedrone - - 0.7 0.4 0.3
CLASS C 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.0 0.5
Anabolic Steroids 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0
Temazepam* 0.4 0.4 0.3 - -
Valium* 1.1 0.9 1.0 - -
Any Downers / Tranquilisers 1.2 1.0 1.1 0.8 0.5
NOT CLASSIFIED
Glues/solvents/gas/aerosols 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0
Poppers 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.6
ANY STIMULANTS 3.9 3.3 2.8 2.6 2.8
ANY OPIATES 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2
ANY PSYCHEDELICS 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.5
ANY DOWNERS / TRANQUILISERS 1.2 1.0 1.1 0.8 0.5
ANY DRUGS 7.6 7.2 6.7 6.2 6.2
Base (All respondents): 10,960 13,410 10,980 10,220 9,970

Variable Name: Q12M
* Separate data on Temazepam and Valium not available 2012/13 and 2014/15


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