Recent illicit drug use


    Recent illicit drug use, ACT residents aged 14+ years by drug type, 2019

    In 2019, 12.8% of ACT residents reported recent use (in the last 12 months) of any illicit drug (excluding misuse of pharmaceuticals). Cannabis (10.5%) was the most widely used illicit drug in the ACT, followed by cocaine (3.5%). 

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    Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2020. National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2019.  Drug Statistics series no. 32. PHE 270. Canberra AIHW.