Notes

Corrections

Previous versions of files that have been updated or corrected are presented below.

  • (10 Sept 2018) Apparent consumption of alcohol data updated with 2016–17 numbers resulting in updates to the summary webpage (tableau image for alcohol consumption), Alcohol webpage (availability section and Figure ALCOHOL1) and supplementary Table S2.3.
  • (13 December 2018) Release of updated content, data tables and tableau. 
    Previous versions of data tables released 14 August 2018: Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, Impacts and Populations.
  • (30 January 2019) National Health Survey data updated with 2017–18 numbers resulting in updates to the Tobacco webpage (consumption and tobacco smoking by age and sex sections) and Alcohol webpage (consumption, lifetime risk, single occasion risk sections) and supplementary tables S2.27 and S2.29. 
    Previous versions of data tables released 13 December 2018: Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
  • (15 March 2019) Updated wastewater analysis included resulting in updates to the Harm minimisation webpage, Drug types webpages and the Summary of main data sources used in this report webpage.

Pages updated at 13 December release

Section

Page updated

Data sources

Section 1 – Harm minimisation

Supply reduction – Drug seizures

Illicit Drug Data Report 2016–17

Section 1 – Harm minimisation

Supply reduction – Prohibited substances

Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)

Section 1 – Harm minimisation

Supply reduction – Wastewater analysis

National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program

Section 1 – Harm minimisation

Demand reduction – Alcohol consumption.

Causes of Death, 2017

Section 2 – Impacts

Health impacts – Pregnancy complications

Australia’s mothers and babies 2016

Section 2 – Impacts

Health impacts – Injury and hospitalisation

Opioid harm in Australia: prevalence, trends and comparisons between Australia and Canada

Section 2 – Impacts

Health impacts – Injection-related harms

Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)

Australian Needle Syringe National Data report 2013–2017

Section 2 – Impacts

Health impacts – Drug-induced deaths

Causes of Death, 2017

Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2018

Section 2 – Impacts

Social impacts – Contact with the criminal justice system

Illicit Drug Data Report 2016–17

Section 2 – Impacts

Social impacts – Risky behaviours and criminal activity

The Ecstasy and related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

Crime Victimisation, Australia, 2016–17

Section 3 – Drug types

 

Alcohol – Availability

Apparent Consumption of Alcohol, 2016–17

Section 3 – Drug types

 

Alcohol – Harms (Deaths, illness and injury - new)

Causes of Death, 2017

Section 3 – Drug types

Alcohol – Risky behaviours

Road trauma Australia 2017 statistical summary

Section 3 – Drug types

Tobacco – Harms

Australia’s mothers and babies 2016

Section 3 – Drug types Section 3 – Drug types Section 3 – Drug types

Cannabis; Methamphetamine and other stimulants; Illicit opioids (heroin); New (and emerging) psychoactive substances — Availability

 

Illicit Drug Data Report 2016–17

Section 3 – Drug types

Cannabis — At-risk groups Methamphetamine and other stimulants – Availability. Non-medical use of pharmaceutical drugs – At-risk groups. Illicit opioids (heroin) – Availability; At-risk groups

Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)

Section 3 – Drug types

Non-medical use of pharmaceutical drugs – Availability, Harms (Deaths, illness and injury), Illicit opioids (heroin) – Availability, Harms

Opioid harm in Australia: Prevalence, trends and comparisons between Australia and Canada

Section 3 – Drug types

Methamphetamine and other stimulants – Harms (Deaths)

Opioid, amphetamine and cocaine-induced deaths in Australia

Section 3 – Drug types

Alcohol, Cannabis, Non-medical use of pharmaceutical drugs, Illicit Opioids (Heroin) - Deaths

Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2018

Section 4 – Populations

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People — Tobacco smoking.

Australia’s mothers and babies 2016

Section 4 – Populations

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People – Health and harms.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health organisations: Online Services report – key results 2016–17

Section 4 – Populations

People with mental health conditions — Illicit drug use.

The Ecstasy and related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

Section 4 – Populations

Homeless people — Illicit drug use, People in contact with the criminal justice system — Illicit drug use, People who inject drugs

Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)

Section 4 – Populations

Homeless people — Illicit drug use, People in contact with the criminal justice system — Illicit drug use, People who inject drugs

Australian Needle Syringe National Data report 2013–2017