Notes

Updates, corrections and superseded versions 

  1. 14 Nov 2017 - XLS Chapter 5 & Chapter 2 spreadsheets replaced. PDF corrections - page 58– average age people first used drugs, page, 147 appendix, page 33 alcohol infographic and fact sheet.
    Data tables: Chapter 5 Illicit use of drugs
    Data tables: Chapter 5 Illicit use of drugs reliability tables RSEs & MOEs
    Data tables: Chapter 2 Overview

    National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016: detailed findings
    Alcohol fact sheet

  2. 2 Jul 2018 - XLS data tables updated. Table 5.4 – 2007 misuse of pharmaceutical estimate updated. Table 6.2 – 6 estimates updated.
    Data tables: Chapter 5 Illicit use of drugs (215KB XLS)
    Data tables: Chapter 5 Illicit use of drugs reliability tables RSEs & MOEs)
    Data tables: Chapter 6 Misuse of pharmaceuticals
    Data tables: Chapter 6 Misuse of pharmaceuticals reliability tables (RSEs and MOEs)

  3. 15 Feb 2019 - XLS data tables updated. Alcohol and Alcohol RSEs and MOEs.
    Data tables: Alcohol chapter 4
    Data tables: Alcohol Reliability tables Chapter 4

  4. 15 Jul 2019 - The following PDF, data tables and RSEs and MOEs were updated:
    Updates were made to 1 estimate on page 49 under the section ‘Effects of alcohol’.
    Updates were made to 4 estimates on page 76 ‘Missed work due to illicit drug use’
    National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016: detailed findings

    Table 3.25 was corrected. There were minor errors in the 2004 and 2007 estimates.
    Data tables: Chapter 3 Tobacco
    Data tables: Chapter 3 Tobacco reliability tables (RSEs and MOEs)

    Table 4.41 was revised to exclude people who do not currently work or study.
    Data tables: Chapter 4 Alcohol
    Data tables: Chapter 4 Alcohol reliability tables (RSEs and MOEs)

    Table 5.70 was revised to exclude people who do not currently work or study.
    Data tables: Chapter 5 Illicit use of drugs
    Data tables: Chapter 5 Illicit use of drugs reliability tables (RSEs and MOEs)

  5. 30 Apr 2020 - Estimates of physical abuse by someone under the influence of illicit drugs have been revised following a review of the methodology for their calculation in 2019.
    The following PDF pages were updated:
    Updates were made to 1 estimate on page 8 under the section ‘Alcohol use’.
    Updates were made to 2 estimates on page 9 under the section ‘Illicit use of drugs’.
    Updates were made to infographic on page 34 under 'Alcohol related harm' section to physically abused figure - from 2.6 times to 3.4 times as likely to be physically abused.
    Correction made to page 46 under the section ‘Health and harm' to table reference.
    Updates were made to 6 estimates on page 49 under the section ‘Victims of harm'.
    Updates were made to 2 estimates on page 50 in Figure 4.11 and text below.
    Updates were made to 2 estimates on page 52 under the section ‘Illicit drug-related harm'.
    Updates were made to 7 estimates on page 75 under the section 'Victims of drug-related harms' to Figure 5.13 and text above.
    National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016: detailed findings (PDF 5.8MB)

    The following data tables were updated:
    Data tables: Chapter 4 Alcohol
    Data tables: Chapter 4 Alcohol reliability tables (RSEs and MOEs)
    Data tables: Chapter 5 Illicit use of drugs
    Data tables: Chapter 5 Illicit use of drugs reliability tables (RSEs and MOEs)