Adult lifetime cannabis use by country

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Adult lifetime cannabis use by country refers to the lifetime prevalence of cannabis use among all adults in surveys among the general population.[1][2] Lifetime prevalence means any use of cannabis during a person’s life.[3] Unless another reference is indicated (see "Refs" column) all the data comes from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.[1]

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Age range is the range the data computation is based on.

Country Geographical area Year Age range Cannabis (%) Refs
 Australia National 2007 14+ 33.5 [4]
 Austria National 2004 15–64 20.1
 Belgium National 2004 15–64 10.4 [2]
 Bulgaria National 2005 18–60 4.4
 Canada National 2005 15+ 44.5 [5]
 Chile National 2009 12–64 26 [6]
 China Beijing and Shanghai metropolitan areas. 2002–3 18+ 0.3 [2]
 Colombia All urban areas of the country (approximately 73% of the total national population). 2003 18–65 10.8 [2]
 Cyprus National 2006 15–64 6.6
 Czech Republic National 2004 18–64 20.6
 Denmark National 2005 16–64 36.5
 Finland National 2004 15–64 12.9
 France National 2005 15–64 30.6
 Germany National 2003 18–59 24.5
 Ghana National 2007 15–64 21.5
 Greece National (except Aegean and Ionian Islands) 2004 15–64 8.9
 Hungary National 2003 18–54 9.8
 Israel National 2002–4 21+ 11.5 [2]
 Italy National 2005 15–64 29.3
 Japan Four metropolitan areas (Fukiage, Kushikino, Nagasaki, Okayama). 2002–3 20+ 1.5 [2]
 Latvia National 2003 15–64 10.6
 Lebanon National 2002–3 18+ 4.6 [2]
 Lithuania National 2004 15–64 7.6
 Luxembourg National 1998 15–64 12.9
 Malta National 2001 18–64 3.5
   Nepal All urban areas of the country (approximately 80% of the total national population). 2001–2 18–65 7.8 [2]
 Mexico All urban areas of the country (approximately 75% of the total national population). 2001–2 18–65 7.8 [2]
 Netherlands National 2005 15–64 22.6
 New Zealand National 2004–5 16+ 41.9 [2]
 Nigeria 21 of the 36 states in the country, representing 57% of the national population. 2002–3 18+ 2.7 [2]
 Norway National 2004 15–64 16.2
 Peru Seven cities (Lima, Trujillo, Tacna, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Tarapoto and Iquitos) 2003 12–64 10.3 [7]
 Philippines National 2002–3 15-64 17.4
 Poland National 2002 16-64 7.7
 Portugal National 2001 15–64 7.6
 Romania National 2008 15–64 7.4
 Slovakia National 2004 15–64 15.6
 South Africa National 2003–4 18+ 8.4 [2]
 Spain National 2005–6 15-64 28.6
 Sweden National 2006 16–64 12.0
UK ( England) National 2005–6 14–59 29.8
UK ( Wales) National 2005–6 16–59 29.8
UK(United Kingdom Northern Ireland) National 2002–3 15–64 16.8
UK ( Scotland) National 2004 16–64 20.5
 United Kingdom United Kingdom overall 2004 14+ 29.6
 United States National 2010 16-34 51.6 http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/online/annual-report/2011/cannabis/3

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Lifetime prevalence of cannabis use among all adults (aged 15 to 64 years old) in nationwide surveys among the general population. Data taken from EMCDDA (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction).[1] Click the image for more info. See the chart for the exact percentage of cannabis use for each country.

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