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Statistics, reports, trends and policies about alcohol and legal and illicit drugs - find out more in our research guide: http://guides.sl.nsw.gov.au/drug-and-alcohol-statistics-and-reports-australia
World Drug Report 2014 provides an annual overview of the major developments in drug markets for the various drug categories, ranging from production to trafficking, including development of new routes and modalities, as well as consumption.

World Drug Report 2014 provides an annual overview of the major developments in drug markets for the various drug categories, ranging from production to trafficking, including development of new routes and modalities, as well as consumption.

Alcohol's Burden of Disease in Australia -  The present report utilises the most up to date methodology for estimating alcohol-related harm and beneficial effects and includes data on consumption statistics for Australia in 2010.

Alcohol's Burden of Disease in Australia - The present report utilises the most up to date methodology for estimating alcohol-related harm and beneficial effects and includes data on consumption statistics for Australia in 2010.

Key findings about young people and alcohol and tobacco use from the 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey. Younger people are delaying the take up of smoking—the age at which 14–24-year-olds smoked their first full cigarette increased from 14.2 in 1995 to 15.9 years in 2013. Fewer people aged 12–17 are drinking alcohol and the proportion abstaining from alcohol increased significantly between 2010 and 2013 (from 64% to 72%).

Key findings about young people and alcohol and tobacco use from the 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey. Younger people are delaying the take up of smoking—the age at which 14–24-year-olds smoked their first full cigarette increased from 14.2 in 1995 to 15.9 years in 2013. Fewer people aged 12–17 are drinking alcohol and the proportion abstaining from alcohol increased significantly between 2010 and 2013 (from 64% to 72%).

HEALTH STATISTICS ON ALCOHOL  AND ITS HARMS: A SNAPSHOT  Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence,  NSW Ministry of Health APRIL 2014

HEALTH STATISTICS ON ALCOHOL AND ITS HARMS: A SNAPSHOT Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence, NSW Ministry of Health APRIL 2014

Global status report on alcohol and health 2014 - World Health Organization - The report provides a global overview of alcohol consumption in relation to public health (Chapter 1) as well as information on: the consumption of alcohol in populations (Chapter 2); the health consequences of alcohol consumption (Chapter 3); and policy responses at national level (Chapter 4).

Global status report on alcohol and health 2014 - World Health Organization - The report provides a global overview of alcohol consumption in relation to public health (Chapter 1) as well as information on: the consumption of alcohol in populations (Chapter 2); the health consequences of alcohol consumption (Chapter 3); and policy responses at national level (Chapter 4).

Young people's opinions on alcohol and other drug issues | Australian National Council on Drugs

Young people's opinions on alcohol and other drug issues | Australian National Council on Drugs

Country profile: Australia - 2014 - World Health Organization. The Global status report on alcohol and health 2014 presents a comprehensive perspective on the global, regional and country consumption of alcohol, patterns of drinking, health consequences and policy responses in Member States.

Country profile: Australia - 2014 - World Health Organization. The Global status report on alcohol and health 2014 presents a comprehensive perspective on the global, regional and country consumption of alcohol, patterns of drinking, health consequences and policy responses in Member States.

National Drug Strategy Household Survey detailed report: 2013 (AIHW) - shows that fewer Australians are smoking daily and are smoking less cigarettes; - fewer people are exceeding the lifetime risk and single occasion risk guidelines for alcohol use; - overall illicit drug use has remained stable but some drugs have declined and some have increased; - alcohol continues to be the drug of most concern to the community but an increasing number of people are concerned about meth/amphetamines.

National Drug Strategy Household Survey detailed report: 2013 (AIHW) - shows that fewer Australians are smoking daily and are smoking less cigarettes; - fewer people are exceeding the lifetime risk and single occasion risk guidelines for alcohol use; - overall illicit drug use has remained stable but some drugs have declined and some have increased; - alcohol continues to be the drug of most concern to the community but an increasing number of people are concerned about meth/amphetamines.

Drug use in the family: impacts and implications for children. ANCD

Drug use in the family: impacts and implications for children. ANCD

The Illicit Drug Data Report is produced by the Australian Crime Commission and is recognised as one of the most valuable tools for law enforcement agencies, policy and decision makers, research bodies and other stakeholders in developing strategies to combat the threat posed by illicit drugs.  It provides a statistical overview of illicit drug arrests and seizures as well as profiling the current situation, national impact and the emerging trends and threats of illicit drugs in Australia.

The Illicit Drug Data Report is produced by the Australian Crime Commission and is recognised as one of the most valuable tools for law enforcement agencies, policy and decision makers, research bodies and other stakeholders in developing strategies to combat the threat posed by illicit drugs. It provides a statistical overview of illicit drug arrests and seizures as well as profiling the current situation, national impact and the emerging trends and threats of illicit drugs in Australia.

‘Just because it’s really, really cheap’: An examination of Victorian young adults’ alcohol product choices, Canberra: FARE. This study examined the alcohol drinking preferences of young adults in Victoria who consumed alcohol at risky levels. It used both quantitative and qualitative techniques and found that their alcohol product choices were heavily influenced by factors such as cost, alcoholic content, and their intention to become intoxicated. [Summary by Australian Drug Foundation.]

‘Just because it’s really, really cheap’: An examination of Victorian young adults’ alcohol product choices, Canberra: FARE. This study examined the alcohol drinking preferences of young adults in Victoria who consumed alcohol at risky levels. It used both quantitative and qualitative techniques and found that their alcohol product choices were heavily influenced by factors such as cost, alcoholic content, and their intention to become intoxicated. [Summary by Australian Drug Foundation.]

Australian Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) Report 2013 | NDARC

Australian Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) Report 2013 | NDARC