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Latest data update: 24 September 2021

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Data sources

Impacts of COVID-19

Purchase and consumption of alcohol and other drugs

National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program, Report 13

Purchase and consumption of AOD: ADAPT Study

Physical and mental health and treatment: Access to AOD treatment

ADAPT Study Bulletin 4

Data by region

Alcohol and other drug related-ambulance attendances

AIHW analysis of NASS-AOD

International comparisons: Daily smokers

International comparisons: Number of cigarettes per smoker per day

International comparisons: Litres per capita of pure alcohol

OECD Health statistics 2021

Harm minimisation

Demand reduction

UNODC World Drug Report 2021

Supply reduction: Wastewater analysis

National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program, Report 13

Harm reduction: Minimising risky behaviours

IDRS overdose bulletin NDARC

Impacts

Health impacts: Drug-induced deaths (Box IMPACT1)

Penington Institute Australia’s annual overdose report 2021

Health Impacts: Burden of disease

Australian Burden of Disease Study 2018 – Key findings

Health impacts: Injury and hospitalisation

AIHW analysis of the National Hospital Morbidity Database

Health impacts: Injury and hospitalisation

AIHW analysis of NASS-AOD

Health impacts: Injection related harms

UNODC World Drug Report 2021

Drug types

Tobacco: Consumption

Alcohol: Consumption

Cannabis: Consumption

Meth/amphetamine and other stimulants: Consumption

Non-medical use of pharmaceuticals: Consumption

Illicit opioids, including heroin: Consumption

New psychoactive substances (NPS): Consumption

National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program, Report 13

Cannabis: Consumption

Non-medical use of pharmaceutical drugs

Illicit opioids including heroin: Harms

New psychoactive substances (NPS): Availability; Harms

UNODC World Drug Report 2021

Tobacco: Consumption

Alcohol: Availability

OECD Health statistics 2021

Tobacco: Harms

Alcohol: Harms

Australian Burden of Disease Study 2018 – Key findings

Alcohol: Consumption: Harms

Cannabis: Consumption; Harms

Meth/amphetamine and other stimulants: Consumption; Harms

Non-medical use of pharmaceuticals: Consumption; Harms

Illicit opioids, including heroin: Consumption; Harms

 

AIHW analysis of NASS-AOD

Alcohol: Harms

Cannabis: Harms

Meth/amphetamine and other stimulants: Harms

Non-medical use of pharmaceutical drugs: Harms

AIHW analysis of the National Hospital Morbidity Database

Priority populations

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: Health and harms

Penington Institute Australia’s annual overdose report 2021

People identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer: Illicit drugs

People who inject drugs: Illicit drugs; Health and harms; Policy context

Australian NSP Survey National Data Report 2016 – 2020

People who inject drugs

UNODC World Drug Report 2021

People who inject drugs: Illicit drugs

IDRS overdose bulletin NDARC