The dataset gives the number of drug abusers with a breakdown by various demographic factors such as age, gender, ethnic group and types of drugs abused.
Figures for 2017 are provisional and subject to revision due to ongoing cases.
Classification of drug type is based on primary drug of abuse.
Buprenorphine was listed as a controlled drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act in Aug 2006.
NPS refers to those listed under 1st Schedule of the Misuse of Drugs Act wef 1 May 2014.
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