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2008-09 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey: Drug Use

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Annex 1 2008-09 Data tables

Table A1.1: Proportion of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs, used illicit drugs in the last year, and used illicit drugs in the last month

Ever used

Used in last year

Used in last month

%

%

%

Class A

11.7

3.4

1.8

Cocaine

6.6

2.7

1.2

Crack

0.7

0.2

0.1

Ecstasy

7.2

1.8

0.8

Heroin

0.9

0.2

0.1

Methadone

0.6

0.2

0.2

LSD

4.9

0.4

0.1

Magic mushrooms

5.5

0.3

0.2

Class B

23.6

6.4

3.6

Amphetamines

7.5

1.0

0.4

Crystal Meth

0.2

*

*

Cannabis

22.9

6.2

3.5

Class C

5.7

1.3

0.8

Anabolic steroids

0.5

0.1

*

Ketamine

1.2

0.2

0.1

Temazepam

2.5

0.4

0.1

Valium

4.2

1.1

0.6

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

2.3

0.1

*

Poppers

6.5

1.0

0.3

Any stimulants

12.6

3.9

1.9

Any opiates

1.1

0.3

0.2

Any psychedelics

7.7

0.7

0.3

Any downers / tranquilisers

5.0

1.2

0.6

Any drugs

25.6

7.6

4.4

Bases

10,962

10,962

10,962

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. The definition of time periods shown are:

a. Ever: at any time in an individual's life
b. In the last year: in the 12 months prior to interview
c. In the last month: in the month prior to interview

2. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers;
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.2: Trends in the proportion of adults aged 16-59 who reported having ever used illicit drugs

2006

2008-09

%

%

Class A

17.3

15.7

Cocaine

8.9

9.1

Crack

1.0

0.9

Ecstasy

10.0

9.9

Heroin

1.2

1.2

Methadone

0.8

0.8

LSD

7.8

6.5

Magic mushrooms

7.3

7.4

Class B

n/a

31.4

Amphetamines

14.2

10.1

Crystal Meth

*

0.3

Cannabis

32.9

30.4

Class C

n/a

7.2

Anabolic steroids

*

0.6

Ketamine

1.2

1.7

Temazepam

3.0

3.3

Valium

4.8

5.3

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

3.3

3.2

Poppers

9.8

8.9

Any stimulants

n/a

17.1

Any opiates

n/a

1.4

Any psychedelics

n/a

10.4

Any downers / tranquilisers

n/a

6.3

Any drugs

36.6

33.5

Bases

3,158

7,467

Sources: SCJS 2008-09; SCVS 2006

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.3: Trends in the proportion of adults aged 16-59 who reported having used illicit drugs in the last year

2006

2008-09

%

%

Class A

5.2

4.7

Cocaine

3.7

3.7

Crack

*

0.3

Ecstasy

3.2

2.5

Heroin

0.5

0.3

Methadone

*

0.3

LSD

0.6

0.5

Magic mushrooms

0.9

0.4

Class B

n/a

8.7

Amphetamines

2.2

1.4

Crystal Meth

*

*

Cannabis

11

8.4

Class C

n/a

1.7

Anabolic steroids

-

0.1

Ketamine

*

0.3

Temazepam

0.5

0.5

Valium

1.7

1.5

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

*

0.1

Poppers

2.0

1.3

Any stimulants

n/a

5.3

Any opiates

n/a

0.4

Any psychedelics

n/a

0.9

Any downers / tranquilisers

n/a

1.6

Any drugs

12.6

10.3

Bases

3,158

7,467

Sources: SCJS 2008-09; SCVS 2006

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.4: Proportion of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs, used illicit drugs in the last year, and used illicit drugs in the last month by gender

Ever used

Used in last year

Used in last month

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

%

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

15.8

7.9

5.5

1.6

3.0

0.8

Cocaine

9.6

3.9

4.4

1.1

2.1

0.5

Crack

1.0

0.4

0.4

0.1

0.1

*

Ecstasy

10.0

4.7

3.0

0.8

1.2

0.3

Heroin

1.3

0.6

0.3

0.1

0.2

*

Methadone

0.8

0.4

0.3

0.1

0.3

0.1

LSD

7.6

2.4

0.7

0.1

0.3

*

Magic mushrooms

8.6

2.7

0.6

0.1

0.3

-

Class B

29.4

18.3

9.5

3.5

5.5

1.9

Amphetamines

10.0

5.1

1.5

0.5

0.5

0.2

Crystal Meth

0.3

0.2

*

-

*

-

Cannabis

28.6

17.7

9.2

3.4

5.4

1.8

Class C

7.5

4.0

1.9

0.8

1.1

0.4

Anabolic steroids

0.8

0.2

0.2

*

0.1

*

Ketamine

2.0

0.5

0.4

0.1

0.2

*

Temazepam

3.6

1.5

0.5

0.2

0.2

0.1

Valium

5.4

3.1

1.6

0.7

0.9

0.4

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

3.5

1.3

0.2

0.1

*

*

Poppers

9.3

4.0

1.4

0.6

0.5

0.2

Any stimulants

16.3

9.2

5.9

2.1

3.1

0.9

Any opiates

1.4

0.7

0.5

0.1

0.4

0.1

Any psychedelics

11.6

4.2

1.2

0.2

0.6

0.1

Any downers / tranquilisers

6.5

3.6

1.7

0.8

0.9

0.4

Any drugs

31.3

20.4

11.1

4.3

6.7

2.4

Bases

4,804

6,158

4,804

6,158

4,804

6,158

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. The definition of time periods shown are:

a. Ever: at any time in an individual's life
b. In the last year: in the 12 months prior to interview
c. In the last month: in the month prior to interview

2. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.5: Proportion of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs by age group

All adults

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

11.7

18.1

21.2

7.2

0.9

Cocaine

6.6

13.6

11.9

2.7

0.2

Crack

0.7

0.9

1.4

0.3

0.1

Ecstasy

7.2

13.8

14.0

2.2

0.3

Heroin

0.9

0.7

1.6

1.0

0.1

Methadone

0.6

0.6

1.2

0.3

0.1

LSD

4.9

3.4

10.4

3.4

0.5

Magic mushrooms

5.5

4.6

11.3

4.0

0.3

Class B

23.6

39.4

38.0

18.1

3.2

Amphetamines

7.5

9.3

15.2

4.0

0.4

Crystal Meth

0.2

0.4

0.4

0.1

*

Cannabis

22.9

38.7

36.5

17.7

3.2

Class C

5.7

8.3

9.7

3.2

1.6

Anabolic steroids

0.5

0.7

0.8

0.4

0.2

Ketamine

1.2

2.3

2.3

0.4

*

Temazepam

2.5

1.7

5.7

1.2

0.4

Valium

4.2

6.8

6.8

2.3

1.3

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

2.3

3.7

4.9

0.6

*

Poppers

6.5

13.3

12.3

2.0

0.1

Any stimulants

12.6

22.8

23.1

5.9

0.7

Any opiates

1.1

1.1

1.9

1.0

0.2

Any psychedelics

7.7

7.5

15.4

5.6

0.6

Any downers / tranquilisers

5.0

7.1

8.6

2.8

1.5

Any drugs

25.6

41.3

40.3

20.3

4.7

Bases

10,962

1,003

3,554

2,910

3,495

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.6: Proportion of adults aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last year by age group

All adults

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

3.4

9.8

5.4

0.9

0.1

Cocaine

2.7

7.8

4.3

0.6

*

Crack

0.2

0.5

0.4

*

*

Ecstasy

1.8

6.1

2.6

0.4

*

Heroin

0.2

0.3

0.3

0.1

0.1

Methadone

0.2

0.2

0.6

0.1

-

LSD

0.4

1.3

0.5

*

-

Magic mushrooms

0.3

0.9

0.5

0.1

-

Class B

6.4

20.9

8.2

2.4

0.3

Amphetamines

1.0

3.1

1.3

0.4

*

Crystal Meth

*

0.1

*

-

-

Cannabis

6.2

20.3

7.8

2.2

0.3

Class C

1.3

3.1

2.0

0.6

0.2

Anabolic steroids

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

*

Ketamine

0.2

0.7

0.3

*

-

Temazepam

0.4

0.5

0.7

0.2

*

Valium

1.1

2.9

1.7

0.4

0.2

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

0.1

0.6

*

*

-

Poppers

1.0

4.2

1.0

0.2

-

Any stimulants

3.9

11.9

5.7

1.1

0.1

Any opiates

0.3

0.3

0.7

0.1

0.1

Any psychedelics

0.7

2.1

1.0

0.2

-

Any downers / tranquilisers

1.2

2.9

1.8

0.5

0.2

Any drugs

7.6

23.5

10.1

2.8

0.5

Bases

10,962

1,003

3,554

2,910

3,495

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.7: Proportion of adults aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last month by age group

All adults

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

1.8

5.6

2.7

0.4

0.1

Cocaine

1.2

4.2

1.8

0.2

*

Crack

0.1

*

0.1

-

*

Ecstasy

0.8

2.3

1.2

0.2

*

Heroin

0.1

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

Methadone

0.2

0.1

0.4

0.1

-

LSD

0.1

0.4

0.2

-

-

Magic mushrooms

0.2

0.5

0.2

0.1

-

Class B

3.6

10.9

4.8

1.7

0.1

Amphetamines

0.4

1.1

0.5

0.1

*

Crystal Meth

*

0.1

-

-

-

Cannabis

3.5

10.6

4.7

1.6

0.1

Class C

0.8

1.8

1.2

0.3

0.1

Anabolic steroids

*

-

0.1

-

-

Ketamine

0.1

0.4

0.1

-

-

Temazepam

0.1

0.2

0.3

*

*

Valium

0.6

1.5

1.0

0.3

*

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

*

0.2

-

-

-

Poppers

0.3

1.2

0.4

0.2

-

Any stimulants

1.9

6.1

2.7

0.6

0.1

Any opiates

0.2

0.2

0.5

0.1

0.1

Any psychedelics

0.3

0.9

0.4

0.1

-

Any downers / tranquilisers

0.6

1.5

1.0

0.3

0.1

Any drugs

4.4

13.3

6.0

1.9

0.2

Bases

10,962

1,003

3,554

2,910

3,495

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.8: Proportion of men aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs by age group

All men

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

15.8

21.8

28.1

10.3

1.3

Cocaine

9.6

17.0

17.3

4.1

0.4

Crack

1.0

1.0

2.1

0.6

0.1

Ecstasy

10.0

16.1

19.5

3.2

0.4

Heroin

1.3

0.9

2.4

1.3

0.2

Methadone

0.8

0.7

1.6

0.5

-

LSD

7.6

6.1

15.5

5.2

0.8

Magic mushrooms

8.6

7.2

16.9

6.4

0.6

Class B

29.4

44.5

45.1

23.9

4.9

Amphetamines

10.0

11.0

19.9

5.9

0.4

Crystal Meth

0.3

0.4

0.4

0.2

-

Cannabis

28.6

44.1

43.3

23.3

4.9

Class C

7.5

10.7

13.9

2.9

4.9

Anabolic steroids

0.8

1.2

1.3

0.5

0.2

Ketamine

2.0

3.6

3.6

0.7

0.1

Temazepam

3.6

2.5

8.2

1.4

0.5

Valium

5.4

8.6

9.5

2.0

1.3

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

3.5

4.7

7.4

0.9

0.1

Poppers

9.3

16.5

17.3

3.3

0.1

Any stimulants

16.3

25.5

29.8

8.2

0.9

Any opiates

1.4

1.2

2.6

1.3

0.2

Any psychedelics

11.6

11.9

21.9

8.3

0.9

Any downers / tranquilisers

6.5

9.2

12.0

2.4

1.7

Any drugs

31.3

46.1

47.4

26.0

6.3

Bases

4,804

492

1,501

1,305

1,506

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.9: Proportion of men aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last year by age group

All men

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

5.5

12.5

9.0

1.8

0.2

Cocaine

4.4

10.4

7.3

1.3

0.1

Crack

0.4

0.7

0.7

0.1

0.1

Ecstasy

3.0

7.9

4.6

0.8

0.1

Heroin

0.3

0.3

0.5

0.3

0.2

Methadone

0.3

0.2

0.8

0.2

-

LSD

0.7

2.3

0.9

-

-

Magic mushrooms

0.6

1.4

0.9

0.2

-

Class B

9.5

2.8

12.1

3.7

0.6

Amphetamines

1.5

4.5

1.8

0.8

0.1

Crystal Meth

*

0.2

*

-

-

Cannabis

9.2

27.3

11.9

3.5

0.5

Class C

1.9

4.5

2.9

0.8

0.3

Anabolic steroids

0.2

0.1

0.3

0.2

-

Ketamine

0.4

1.2

0.6

*

-

Temazepam

0.5

0.6

1.1

0.2

0.1

Valium

1.6

4.2

2.2

0.5

0.2

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

0.2

0.9

0.1

-

-

Poppers

1.4

4.7

1.7

0.5

-

Any stimulants

5.9

14.0

9.4

2.1

0.1

Any opiates

0.5

0.3

1.0

0.3

0.2

Any psychedelics

1.2

3.5

1.9

0.2

-

Any downers / tranquilisers

1.7

4.2

2.5

0.5

0.3

Any drugs

11.1

30.4

15.1

4.5

0.8

Bases

4,804

492

1,501

1,305

1,506

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.10: Proportion of men aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last month by age group

All men

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

3.0

7.7

4.7

0.8

0.2

Cocaine

2.1

5.9

3.2

0.3

0.1

Crack

0.1

-

0.3

-

0.1

Ecstasy

1.2

2.6

2.1

0.3

0.1

Heroin

0.2

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.2

Methadone

0.3

0.2

0.6

0.2

-

LSD

0.3

0.8

0.4

-

-

Magic mushrooms

0.3

1.1

0.4

0.2

-

Class B

5.5

14.2

7.3

3.2

0.2

Amphetamines

0.5

1.3

0.7

0.3

0.1

Crystal Meth

*

0.2

-

-

-

Cannabis

5.4

14.2

7.2

3.0

0.1

Class C

1.1

2.7

1.6

0.4

0.2

Anabolic steroids

0.1

-

0.2

-

-

Ketamine

0.2

0.6

0.2

-

-

Temazepam

0.2

0.2

0.4

0.1

0.1

Valium

0.9

2.2

1.2

0.4

0.1

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

*

0.2

-

-

-

Poppers

0.5

1.2

0.6

0.4

-

Any stimulants

3.1

7.7

4.6

1.2

0.1

Any opiates

0.4

0.3

0.8

0.2

0.2

Any psychedelics

0.6

1.7

0.7

0.2

-

Any downers / tranquilisers

0.9

2.2

1.3

0.4

0.2

Any drugs

6.7

17.3

8.8

3.5

0.4

Bases

4,804

492

1,501

1,305

1,506

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.11: Proportion of women aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs by age group

All women

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

7.9

14.2

14.6

4.3

0.7

Cocaine

3.9

10.0

6.9

1.4

0.1

Crack

0.4

0.7

0.8

0.1

0.1

Ecstasy

4.7

11.5

8.7

1.2

0.1

Heroin

0.6

0.6

1.0

0.7

*

Methadone

0.4

0.5

0.9

0.2

0.1

LSD

2.4

0.5

5.7

1.7

0.2

Magic mushrooms

2.7

1.9

6.0

1.8

0.2

Class B

18.3

34.0

31.1

12.6

1.9

Amphetamines

5.1

7.5

10.8

2.1

0.3

Crystal Meth

0.2

0.3

0.4

0.1

*

Cannabis

17.7

33.0

29.9

12.5

1.8

Class C

4.0

5.8

5.7

3.6

1.5

Anabolic steroids

0.2

0.2

0.3

0.2

0.1

Ketamine

0.5

1.0

1.1

0.2

-

Temazepam

1.5

0.9

3.2

1.0

0.3

Valium

3.1

4.8

4.3

2.6

1.4

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

1.3

2.7

2.5

0.3

-

Poppers

4.0

10.0

7.5

0.7

*

Any stimulants

9.2

20.0

16.7

3.8

0.5

Any opiates

0.7

1.0

1.2

0.7

0.2

Any psychedelics

4.2

3.0

9.3

3.0

0.4

Any downers / tranquilisers

3.6

5.0

5.3

3.2

1.4

Any drugs

20.4

36.3

33.4

14.8

3.5

Bases

6,158

511

2,053

1,605

1,989

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.12: Proportion of women aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last year by age group

All women

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

1.6

7.0

2.0

0.1

-

Cocaine

1.1

5.1

1.4

-

-

Crack

0.1

0.4

0.1

-

-

Ecstasy

0.8

4.3

0.7

-

-

Heroin

0.1

0.2

0.2

-

-

Methadone

0.1

0.1

0.3

-

-

LSD

0.1

0.3

0.1

0.1

-

Magic mushrooms

0.1

0.3

0.1

-

-

Class B

3.5

13.4

4.4

1.0

0.1

Amphetamines

0.5

1.7

0.9

0.1

-

Crystal Meth

-

-

-

-

-

Cannabis

3.4

13.1

4.0

1.0

0.1

Class C

0.8

1.7

1.3

0.4

0.2

Anabolic steroids

*

-

*

-

*

Ketamine

0.1

0.2

0.1

-

-

Temazepam

0.2

0.4

0.2

0.1

*

Valium

0.7

1.5

1.2

0.3

0.2

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

0.1

0.3

-

0.1

-

Poppers

0.6

3.7

0.3

-

-

Any stimulants

2.1

9.7

2.2

0.1

-

Any opiates

0.1

0.2

0.3

-

-

Any psychedelics

0.2

0.6

0.2

0.1

-

Any downers / tranquilisers

0.8

1.5

1.2

0.4

0.2

Any drugs

4.3

16.4

5.3

1.2

0.3

Bases

6,158

511

2,053

1,605

1,989

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.13: Proportion of women aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last month by age group

All women

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

0.8

3.4

0.9

-

-

Cocaine

0.5

2.4

0.5

-

-

Crack

*

*

-

-

-

Ecstasy

0.3

1.9

0.3

-

-

Heroin

*

0.1

0.1

-

-

Methadone

0.1

*

0.3

-

-

LSD

*

-

0.1

-

-

Magic mushrooms

-

-

-

-

-

Class B

1.9

7.4

2.5

0.2

0.1

Amphetamines

0.2

0.8

0.3

-

-

Crystal Meth

-

-

-

-

-

Cannabis

1.8

7.0

2.3

0.2

0.1

Class C

0.4

0.9

0.8

0.2

-

Anabolic steroids

*

-

*

-

-

Ketamine

*

0.2

*

-

-

Temazepam

0.1

0.1

0.1

-

-

Valium

0.4

0.8

0.7

0.2

-

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

*

0.1

-

-

-

Poppers

0.2

1.3

0.1

-

-

Any stimulants

0.9

4.5

0.9

-

-

Any opiates

0.1

0.1

0.3

-

-

Any psychedelics

0.1

0.2

0.1

-

-

Any downers / tranquilisers

0.4

0.8

0.8

0.2

-

Any drugs

2.4

9.1

3.2

0.4

0.1

Bases

6,158

511

2,053

1,605

1,989

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.14: Type of drug first taken and age at which first taken among men who reported ever using illicit drugs

All male drug users

Under 16

16-19

20-24

25 or over

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

9.4

8.8

10.2

7.4

9.4

Cocaine

1.3

0.7

1.3

0.7

4.1

Crack

*

-

-

-

-

Ecstasy

2.4

1.7

2.6

2.8

2.4

Heroin

0.4

0.3

0.1

0.7

0.2

Methadone

-

-

-

-

-

LSD

3.2

4.5

2.9

2.8

0.4

Magic mushrooms

2.2

1.6

3.1

0.3

2.3

Class B

79.7

73.2

84.9

85.2

70.2

Amphetamines

3.2

2.7

2.4

6.2

4.9

Crystal Meth

-

-

-

-

-

Cannabis

76.4

70.5

82.5

79.0

65.3

Class C

2.6

1.9

0.3

2.9

13.9

Anabolic steroids

0.5

-

0.1

0.9

3.6

Ketamine

0.1

-

-

0.4

-

Temazepam

1.1

1.9

0.2

1.0

2.3

Valium

0.9

-

-

0.7

8.0

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

3.1

11.1

0.3

-

1.2

Poppers

4.5

5.1

4.3

4.5

5.3

Any stimulants

11.4

10.1

10.6

14.2

16.7

Any opiates

0.4

0.3

0.1

0.7

0.2

Any psychedelics

5.5

6.2

6.1

3.5

2.7

Any downers / tranquilisers

2.0

1.9

0.2

1.6

10.3

Bases

1,393

321

681

230

144

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.15: Type of drug first taken and age at which first taken among women who reported ever using illicit drugs

All female drug users

Under 16

16-19

20-24

25 or over

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

8.4

11.0

8.3

5.9

5.0

Cocaine

1.0

-

0.3

3.9

1.6

Crack

0.1

-

-

-

-

Ecstasy

3.3

5.5

3.5

1.1

2.3

Heroin

0.3

0.6

0.2

-

-

Methadone

0.2

-

-

-

-

LSD

1.5

1.4

2.3

0.2

-

Magic mushrooms

2.1

3.6

2.1

0.6

1.1

Class B

79.2

69.8

86.2

88.5

60.7

Amphetamines

3.8

2.8

5.0

3.5

1.7

Crystal Meth

0.1

-

-

-

-

Cannabis

75.3

67.1

81.1

85

59.1

Class C

5.8

2.0

1.8

3.7

33.5

Anabolic steroids

0.5

0.1

0.3

1.0

1.1

Ketamine

0.1

-

-

-

-

Temazepam

1.0

1.1

0.3

0.6

4.1

Valium

4.2

0.8

1.2

2.1

28.3

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

2.2

10.1

0.1

-

-

Poppers

3.7

7.0

3.7

1.9

0.8

Any stimulants

12.0

15.2

12.4

10.5

6.4

Any opiates

0.4

0.6

0.2

-

-

Any psychedelics

3.7

5.0

4.4

0.8

1.1

Any downers / tranquilisers

5.2

1.9

1.4

2.7

32.4

Bases

1,221

255

566

230

154

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.16: Proportion of men aged 16 or over who reported having been offered drugs in the last year by age group

All men

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

12.8

35.2

18.1

4.2

0.9

Cocaine

9.8

26.2

14.4

3.1

0.4

Crack

1.6

3.6

2.5

0.6

0.2

Ecstasy

8.8

25.3

12.2

2.6

0.2

Heroin

1.9

3.5

3.2

1.0

0.3

Methadone

0.7

1.3

1.1

0.3

0.1

LSD

2.5

8.1

3.1

0.8

*

Magic mushrooms

1.6

6.3

1.5

0.5

-

Class B

15.0

41.5

19.9

6.4

0.8

Amphetamines

4.3

10.1

6.5

2.0

0.1

Crystal Meth

0.6

1.5

0.8

0.5

-

Cannabis

14.4

40.8

18.7

6.0

0.8

Class C

4.9

14.5

6.4

1.5

0.6

Anabolic steroids

1.1

3.8

1.2

0.2

0.1

Ketamine

1.6

5.6

2.0

0.2

*

Temazepam

1.5

2.5

2.5

0.9

*

Valium

3.4

8.6

4.8

1.2

0.4

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

0.5

1.3

0.8

0.1

0.1

Poppers

2.9

11.6

2.8

0.6

*

Any stimulants

13.1

36.0

18.5

4.5

0.6

Any opiates

2.1

4.0

3.4

1.0

0.3

Any psychedelics

3.9

13.4

4.6

1.1

0.1

Any downers / tranquilisers

3.8

9.5

5.5

1.3

0.5

Any drugs

17.9

46.2

24.5

7.9

2.1

Bases

4,804

492

1,501

1,305

1,506

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.17: Proportion of women aged 16 or over who reported having been offered drugs in the last year by age group

All women

16-24

25-44

45-59

60+

%

%

%

%

%

Class A

6.2

25.6

7.9

0.7

0.1

Cocaine

4.4

18.5

5.5

0.5

-

Crack

0.6

2.8

0.6

*

-

Ecstasy

4.0

19.7

4.0

0.2

-

Heroin

0.6

2.0

1.0

0.2

-

Methadone

0.3

1.1

0.5

-

*

LSD

1.2

6.4

0.9

*

0.1

Magic mushrooms

0.5

1.4

0.8

0.1

*

Class B

7.4

27.4

9.0

2.4

0.7

Amphetamines

2.1

6.8

2.7

0.8

0.4

Crystal Meth

0.1

0.5

0.2

-

-

Cannabis

6.6

25.6

7.9

2.1

0.3

Class C

2.2

9.0

2.4

0.6

0.2

Anabolic steroids

0.2

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.1

Ketamine

0.5

2.3

0.3

0.1

-

Temazepam

0.8

2.9

1.3

0.2

-

Valium

1.6

6.6

1.9

0.2

0.1

Not classified

Glues, solvents, gas or aerosols

0.4

2.1

0.2

0.1

*

Poppers

1.4

8.0

0.9

*

0.1

Any stimulants

6.8

27.6

8.0

1.2

0.5

Any opiates

0.7

2.2

1.1

0.2

*

Any psychedelics

1.6

7.9

1.4

0.2

0.1

Any downers / tranquilisers

1.9

8.0

2.2

0.4

0.1

Any drugs

9.9

36.3

12.0

3.3

0.9

Bases

6,158

511

2,053

1,605

1,989

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately above. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:

a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium

Table A1.18: Polydrug use among those using illicit drugs in last month who had used more than one illicit drug at some point in their lives

Mixing drug taken
most often in last month
with other drugs

Mixing drug taken
most often in last month
with alcohol

Base:

Total

%

35.3

85.3

384

Gender

Male

%

41.8

89.8

258

Female

%

18.5

73.8

126

Victim status

Victim of crime

%

33.7

86.2

159

Non-Victim

%

36.6

84.5

225

Tenure

Owner-occupier

%

30.9

85.3

115

Social renter

%

40.4

79.7

161

Private renter

%

30.3

94.0

77

Multiple deprivation

15% most deprived areas

%

44.3

84.4

94

Rest of Scotland

%

32.3

85.6

290

Source: SCJS 2008-09

1. Victim status indicates whether a respondent was the victim of a crime as measured by the SCJS in 2008-09 (for further details of crimes included see annex 3 of 2008/09 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey: First Findings; http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Research/by-topic/crime-and-justice/crime-and-justice-survey/publications)

2. Tenure indicates the ways in which households occupy their accommodation and, where rented, the type of organisation from whom the property is rented:

a. Owner-occupier includes households who own outright and those buying with a mortgage or loan
b. Social renter includes households who live in housing rented from a local authority, housing association or co-operative
c. Private renter includes households who live in housing rented from an individual private landlord

3. Multiple deprivation is measured by the Scottish Index of multiple deprivation; http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/SIMD