Addiction Statistics

by | December 12th, 2018

Modelled prevalence estimates of substance misuse (in the last 12 months) in Devon for 16-59 year olds

Drug Type Number Percent
Males Females Persons Males Females Persons
Class A Powder Cocaine 4,625 2,040 6,665 2.23% 0.97% 1.59%
Ecstasy 2,902 1,305 4,207 1.40% 0.62% 1.01%
Hallucinogens 1,486 579 2,066 0.72% 0.27% 0.49%
Class A/B Amphetamines 2,186 1,301 3,487 1.05% 0.62% 0.83%
Class B Cannabis 16,490 7,647 24,137 7.95% 3.62% 5.77%
Mephedrone 3,560 1,379 4,939 1.72% 0.65% 1.18%
Ketamine 1,146 609 1,755 0.55% 0.29% 0.42%
Not classified Amyl nitrite 2,627 807 3,434 1.27% 0.38% 0.82%
Any Class A drug 6,513 2,731 9,244 3.14% 1.29% 2.21%
Any stimulant drug 7,588 3,345 10,933 3.66% 1.58% 2.61%
Any drug 21,202 10,027 31,229 10.22% 4.75% 7.46%

Source: 2011-12 British Crime Survey (now CSEW) and Exeter System population data