Figure DRD-7 Indexed time series of acute drug-related deaths in different countries and in the EU as a whole – Part (ii) Index in some Member States, 1985 to 2004


Ten countries provided information for 2004 and six did not. The trends for those countries that provided information can be seen in the figures with trends by country.

Number of cases per country per year are presented in Table DRD-2.

In some countries, the ‘National definitions’ include a limited number of cases of deaths indirectly related to drug use. See Methodological notes in statistical bulletin.

The graphic is displayed in two parts for convenience of presentation. Part ii includes Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom and Norway.

See also 'General notes for interpreting data' on the Explanatory notes and help page.


Reitox national reports 2005, taken from General Mortality Registries or Special Registries (forensic or police). Based on national definitions as presented in methods and definitions for DRD 'Definitions of acute drug-related deaths in EU Member States, as used in the EMCDDA Annual Report and reported in Reitox national reports.

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