Publication - Research and analysis

2010/11 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey: Drug Use

Published: 27 Mar 2012
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
9781780457178

This report presents findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2010/11 Drug Use module. The report provides information on the experience and prevalence of illicit drug use amongst the general adult population in Scotland.

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Contents
2010/11 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey: Drug Use
Table A1.4: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs by age group

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Table A1.4: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs by age group

Source: SCJS 2010/11. Variable name: QEVE.

All
ages
%
16-24

%
25-44

%
45-59

%
60+

%
CLASS A 11.7 19.0 21.0 7.9 0.7
Cocaine 7.1 12.9 13.1 3.8 0.1
Crack 0.8 1.5 1.4 0.3 -
Ecstasy 7.2 14.6 14.0 2.2 0.1
Heroin 0.8 0.7 1.6 0.7 0.1
Methadone 0.7 1.1 1.4 0.5 *
LSD 4.9 3.9 9.6 4.7 0.4
Magic mushrooms 5.2 5.4 9.5 4.9 0.4
CLASS B 22.2 35.3 36.3 17.9 3.1
Amphetamines 7.8 9.9 14.9 5.8 0.3
Crystal Meth 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.1
Cannabis 21.6 34.7 34.9 17.5 3.1
CLASS C 5.2 9.3 8.8 3.5 0.7
Anabolic steroids 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.3 *
Ketamine 1.2 3.4 2.0 0.3 *
Temazepam 2.0 2.1 4.1 1.6 *
Valium 3.9 7.1 6.6 2.5 0.6
NOT CLASSIFIED
Glues/solvents/gas/aerosols 2.2 3.4 4.1 1.3 0.2
Poppers 6.4 13.1 11.6 3.0 0.2
NEW DRUGS 1.8 6.0 2.3 0.6 0.1
BZP 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 -
GBL 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.1 -
Khat 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1
Mephedrone 1.2 5.5 1.2 0.1 -
Synthetic cannabinoids 0.4 1.2 0.7 0.2 *
ANY STIMULANTS 12.5 21.2 22.9 7.6 0.6
ANY OPIATES 1.0 1.4 1.8 0.9 0.1
ANY PSYCHEDELICS 7.5 9.0 13.6 6.5 0.6
ANY DOWNERS / TRANQ. 4.6 8.0 7.8 3.1 0.6
ANY DRUGS 23.7 37.2 38.2 19.7 3.8
ANY DRUGS EXCLUDING NEW DRUGS 23.7 37.2 38.1 19.5 3.7
Base 10,977 968 3,298 2,916 3,793

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