Among those not in the labour force, are men or women in Australia more likely to have used cannabis in the past 12 months?

Among Australians not in the labour force, men are more likely than women to have used cannabis in the past 12 months.

9% of Australian men not in the labour force have used cannabis in the past 12 months compared to 5% of women not in the labour force.

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NCETA secondary analysis, 2015).

Not in the Labour Force: Engaged in home duties, volunteer/charity work, student, retiree/pensioner, other.