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Adult lifetime cannabis use by country

Adult lifetime cannabis use by country refers to the lifetime prevalence of cannabis use among all adults in surveys among the general population.[1][2] Lifetime prevalence means any use of cannabis during a person’s life.[3] Unless another reference is indicated (see "Refs" column) all the data comes from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.[1]

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Age range is the range the data computation is based on.

Country Geographical area Year Age range Cannabis (%) Refs
23x15px Australia National 2007 14+ 33.5 [4]
23x15px Austria National 2004 15–64 20.1
23x15px Belgium National 2004 15–64 10.4 [2]
23x15px Bulgaria National 2005 18–60 4.4
23x15px Canada National 2005 15+ 44.5 [5]
23x15px Chile National 2009 12–64 26 [6]
23x15px China Beijing and Shanghai metropolitan areas. 2002–3 18+ 0.3 [2]
23x15px Colombia All urban areas of the country (approximately 73% of the total national population). 2003 18–65 10.8 [2]
23x15px Cyprus National 2006 15–64 6.6
23x15px Czech Republic National 2004 18–64 20.6
23x15px Denmark National 2005 16–64 36.5
23x15px Finland National 2004 15–64 12.9
23x15px France National 2005 15–64 30.6
23x15px Germany National 2003 18–59 24.5
23x15px Ghana National 2007 15–64 21.5
23x15px Greece National (except Aegean and Ionian Islands) 2004 15–64 8.9
23x15px Hungary National 2003 18–54 9.8
Template:Country data Israel National 2002–4 21+ 11.5 [2]
23x15px Italy National 2005 15–64 29.3
Template:Country data Japan Four metropolitan areas (Fukiage, Kushikino, Nagasaki, Okayama). 2002–3 20+ 1.5 [2]
23x15px Latvia National 2003 15–64 10.6
23x15px Lebanon National 2002–3 18+ 4.6 [2]
23x15px Lithuania National 2004 15–64 7.6
23x15px Luxembourg National 1998 15–64 12.9
23x15px Malta National 2001 18–64 3.5
File:Flag of Nepal.svg   Nepal All urban areas of the country (approximately 80% of the total national population). 2001–2 18–65 7.8 [2]
23x15px Mexico All urban areas of the country (approximately 75% of the total national population). 2001–2 18–65 7.8 [2]
23x15px Netherlands National 2005 15–64 22.6
23x15px New Zealand National 2004–5 16+ 41.9 [2]
23x15px Nigeria 21 of the 36 states in the country, representing 57% of the national population. 2002–3 18+ 2.7 [2]
23x15px Norway National 2004 15–64 16.2
23x15px Peru Seven cities (Lima, Trujillo, Tacna, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Tarapoto and Iquitos) 2003 12–64 10.3 [7]
23x15px Philippines National 2002–3 15-64 17.4
23x15px Poland National 2002 16-64 7.7
23x15px Portugal National 2001 15–64 7.6
23x15px Romania National 2008 15–64 7.4
23x15px Slovakia National 2004 15–64 15.6
23x15px South Africa National 2003–4 18+ 8.4 [2]
23x15px Spain National 2005–6 15-64 28.6
23x15px Sweden National 2006 16–64 12.0
UK (23x15px England) National 2005–6 14–59 29.8
UK (23x15px Wales) National 2005–6 16–59 29.8
UK(23x15px Northern Ireland) National 2002–3 15–64 16.8
UK (23x15px Scotland) National 2004 16–64 20.5
23x15px United Kingdom United Kingdom overall 2004 14+ 29.6
23x15px United States National 2010 16-34 51.6 [8]

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File:Cannabis use among adults (aged 15-64).svg
Lifetime prevalence of cannabis use among all adults (aged 15 to 64 years old) in nationwide surveys among the general population. Data taken from EMCDDA (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction).[1] Click the image for more info. See the chart for the exact percentage of cannabis use for each country.

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