Prevalence of Use of Various Drugs in the Netherlands

Percentage of People In the Netherlands Aged 18 and Over In The General Population Reporting Last-Month Use Of:

  • Marijuana: 4.6%
  • Cocaine: 0.7%
  • Opiates: "Hardly any"
  • Ecstasy: 1.1%
  • Amphetamine: 0.5%
  • GHB: 0.2%
  • Sedatives and Tranquilizers: 6.5%

Percentage of People In the Netherlands Aged 18 and Over In The General Population Reporting Last-Year Use Of:

  • Marijuana: 7.5%
  • Cocaine: 1.6%
  • Opiates: "Hardly any"
  • Ecstasy: 2.8%
  • Amphetamine: 1.1%
  • GHB: 0.4%
  • Sedatives and Tranquilizers: 10.2%
Source: 

Trimbos Instituut: Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction (2020). National drug monitor 2019. English summary. Amsterdam: Trimbos-instituut.