Health indicators

Key Indicators on Drug addiction

Improving the comparability of data across the Member States is a central task of the EMCDDA. The EMCDDA develops and recommends new methods and instruments in order to collect and analyse harmonised, good quality data at European level. The EU Action Plan on Drugs 2005-2008 calls for Member States to provide reliable and comparable information on five key epidemiological indicators according to the EMCDDA's recommended technical tools and guidelines. The EMCDDA five key indicators are:

See Annual report 2005: the state of the drugs problem in Europe