Table 4: Drug-related deaths by sex and age, Scotland, 1996-2016
YearDrug-related deathsSexAge-group1Age
MaleFemale14 and under15 - 2425 - 3435 - 4445 - 5455 - 6465 and overLower quartileMedianUpper quartile

Footnote

  1. For 2001, 2003 and 2006, there are differences of one or two between the overall total for the year and the sum of the figures for the individual age-groups. This is due to the use of a new database - further information can be found in Annex A, paragraph A4.

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annual averages:
1996-20002602075383108461210......
2002-2006362292710751341043596......
19962441855986103321310222834
1997224179457689311414232935
1998249194558810337912232734
1999291237549411862107232835
200029223953073126691635253036
200133226765179140703184253138
2002382321610100153922773243037
2003317256610781238120116253137
200435628967081138923528253138
200533625977147104126371110283641
20064213348706915412754151273440
20074553936209414914945117263441
200857446111309221117471179273441
200954541313226917818978209283543
201048536312206516115876205283543
2011584429155058184212942610303743
20125814161650461711991153416313846
2013527393134032138184125399324047
20146144531611461572131483712324047
20157064842220301632491836120344149
20168675922750421993272136620344147
2012-2016 average6594681910391662341574715......
MalesFemales
All ages24 and under25 - 3435 - 4445 - 5455 and overAll ages24 and under25 - 3435 - 4445 - 5455 and over
2002-2006 average292641138224971112221106
20002395810460125531522943
200126765115582456615251277
200232185131782166115221464
2003256651066411116113171796
200428972114752446792417116
20052593689982610771215281111
2006334611239740128783130144
20073938013812539116214112467
20084616817814556141132433291512
2009413521361465623132194243226
20103634912412650141221637322611
20114294714416059191551140523517
20124163313614872271651335514323
2013393281071418730134431433818
201445337117161110281611040523821
20154842411817012250222645796131
201659225151237131482751748908238
2012-2016 average46829126171104371911040635226