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Monthly Cannabis Usage Rates By European Country

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) compiles reported usage data from most European nations and publishes it in an annual report. The EMCDDA recently published its 2024 report and it contained a heavy focus on cannabis usage.

Below are the rates of reported regular cannabis use (within the last month) for the European countries listed in the EMCDDA ‘2024 European Drug Report’. The age range for the data is 15-64 years old, and each listing includes the corresponding year that the survey data was collected:

Austria: 3.6% (2020 data)

Belgium: 4.3% (2018 data)

Bulgaria: 1% (2020 data)

Croatia: 5.6% (2019 data)

Czechia: 6.8% (2020 data)

Denmark: 3.2% (2023 data)

Estonia: 2.3% (2018 data)

Finland: 4.3% (2022 data)

France: 5.9% (2021 data)

Germany: 4.3% (2021 data)

Hungary: 0.9% (2019 data)

Ireland: 3.4% (2019 data)

Italy: 5% (2022 data)

Latvia: 2.1% (2020 data)

Lithuania: 1.5% (2021 data)

Luxembourg: 2.3% (2019 data)

Malta: 0.4% (2013 data)

Netherlands: 6.1% (2022 data)

Norway: 2.4% (2022 data)

Poland: 2% (2018 data)

Portugal: 2.4% (2022 data)

Romania: 1.8% (2019 data)

Slovakia: 3.2% (2023 data)

Slovenia: 3% (2018 data)

Spain: 8.6% (2022 data)

Sweden: 1.2% (2022 data)

Currently, cannabis cultivation, possession, and use is legal for adults in Malta, Luxembourg, and Germany. Regional adult-use cannabis commerce trials are operating in several jurisdictions in the Netherlands and Switzerland. Voters in Slovenia approved an adult-use consultation referendum measure on June 9th, 2024, although the election result is non-binding.