Figure GPS-17 Trends in recent use (last year prevalence) of amphetamines among younger adults (aged 15 to 24) as measured by national surveys

Figure GPS-17


Sample sizes (respondents) for the 15 to 24 year old group for each country and year are presented in Table GPS-15.

Data taken from national surveys available in each country. Figures and methodology for each survey can be consulted in standard epidemiological tables in EMCDDA statistical bulletin

For younger adults, the EMCDDA uses the range 15 to 24 years (Denmark and UK from 16, Germany, Estonia (1998), Ireland (1998) and, the Czech Republic and Hungary from 18).

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


Reitox national reports (2005), taken from population surveys, reports or scientific articles.

See individual sources in tables on population surveys in the 2006 statistical bulletin.