This report presents new analysis from the 2019 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) that focuses on the attitudes and perceptions of people across Australia on various drug-related issues. The interactive data map allows people to select a region to see what people who responded to the survey thought about tobacco smoking, alcohol use, cannabis, and other illicit drugs in 2019.
The 2022 NDSHS is currently in the field and will be completed in early December 2022.
- Cat. no: PHE 307
In 2019, more people approved the regular use of cannabis by an adult than tobacco (20% compared with 15%)
72% of people in the ACT supported restricting use of electronic cigarettes in public places compared with 61% in the NT
84% of people in Australia would support more severe penalties for drink driving to reduce alcohol related harm
‘Reducing the number of outlets that sell alcohol’ was most supported in NT and least supported in South Australia