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Statistics on Drug Misuse, England, 2018 (November update)Official statistics, National statistics
- Publication Date:
- 29 Nov 2018
- Geographic Coverage:
- England, Wales
- Geographical Granularity:
- Local Authorities, Regions, Country, Government Office Regions
- Date Range:
- 01 Apr 2017 to 31 Mar 2018
This report presents a range of information on drug use by adults and children drawn together from a variety of sources. It focuses on England only where possible although some statistics are only readily available at GB or UK level or for England and Wales combined. Some of this is new information whilst some has been published previously.
The topics covered include:
- Hospital admissions related to drug misuse.
- Deaths relating to drug misuse.
- Prevalence of drug use.
- Drug dependence and treatment.
- Drug seizures.
Each section provides an overview of the key findings from these sources, as well as providing sources of further information and links to relevant documents and sources. Some of the data have been published previously by NHS Digital.
A data visualisation tool at the link below allows users to select hospital admissions related to drug misuse data for any Local Authority (as contained in the data tables), along with time series data from 2013/14. Regional and national comparisons are also provided.
Key facts cover the latest year of data available:
- Admissions 2017/18
- Deaths 2017
- Adult drug use 2017/18