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Adult lifetime cannabis use by country is 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]


Note: The table is sortable in various ways. Click the sort button cell at the top of the column you wish to sort. Click again to reverse the order of sorting.

  • Age range is the range the data computation is based on.
  • Asterisks (*) are for locations with "Cannabis in LOCATION" links.


European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction has an interactive cannabis use map of Europe. One can select by recall period: last month, last year, or lifetime. Also by age: young adults (15–34), or adults (15–64). Hover over a country for the data.[13]

A non-interactive map is below.

Lifetime prevalence of cannabis use among all adults (aged 15 to 64 years old) in nationwide surveys among the general population. Data taken from European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (see Commons image page for latest sourcing info). See the table for what percent of an age range used cannabis by country.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "Statistical Bulletin 2023 > Cannabis > Lifetime prevalence > All adults (15-64)". European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Toward a Global View of Alcohol, Tobacco, Cannabis, and Cocaine Use: Findings from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys" July 2008, Volume 5, Issue 7, e141. PLoS Medicine (Public Library of Science). See Table 1 for the survey dates, and participant ages. See Table 2 for the percent of use by country. Archived 2018-01-12 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Methods and definitions Archived 2009-02-02 at the Wayback Machine. EMCDDA.
  4. ^ "Policing and cannabis use in Australia". NCPIC. Archived from the original on 25 May 2012. Retrieved 3 December 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  5. ^ "Cresce apoio à legalização da maconha no Brasil" [Support for the legalization of marijuana grows in Brazil]. Datafolha. 8 January 2018. Archived from the original on 2018-01-19.
  6. ^ Patton, David; Bodnarchuk, Jennifer (2011-10-06). "Cannabis Use in Canada" (PDF). Addictions Foundation of Manitoba. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-06. Retrieved 2018-03-22.
  7. ^ Prevalencia vida consumo de marihuana. SENDA
  8. ^ "Ikke uvanlig å ha prøvd cannabis" [It is not uncommon to have tried cannabis]. SSB (in Norwegian Bokmål). 2023-11-17. Retrieved 2023-11-17. Cannabis, som inkluderer hasj og marihuana, er et illegalt rusmiddel som vanligvis røykes, men som også kan benyttes i blant annet te eller bakverk. Det er 28 prosent i alderen 16–64 år som oppgir at de noen gang har prøvd cannabis, 33 prosent menn og 22 prosent kvinner. [Cannabis, which includes hashish and marijuana, is an illegal drug that is usually smoked, but which can also be consumed otherwise, such as in tea or pastries. There are 28 percent aged 16–64 who state that they have ever tried cannabis, 33 percent men and 22 percent women.]
  9. ^ "Las drogas y su impacto - CEDRO". 2013-09-26. Archived from the original on 2013-09-26. Retrieved 2018-03-22.
  10. ^ Drug misuse in England and Wales - Appendix table. Year ending June 2022 edition of the dataset. Release date: 15 December 2022. Office for National Statistics. Data from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) on the extent and trends of illicit drug use.
  11. ^ a b c "Statistical bulletin 2013 > Table GPS-1. Lifetime prevalence of drug use by age and country". European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.
  12. ^ McCarthy, Justin (August 10, 2023). "Fully Half of Americans Have Tried Marijuana". Gallup, Inc. The percentage of U.S. adults who say they have tried marijuana has ticked up to 49%
  13. ^ "Cannabis – the current situation in Europe (European Drug Report 2023)". European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. This data explorer enables you to view our data on the prevalence of cannabis use by recall period and age range. You can access data by country by clicking on the map or selecting a country from the dropdown menu.

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