Are men or women in Australia more likely to have used cannabis?

Australian men are more likely than women to have used cannabis in their lifetime, in the past 12 months, in the past month and in the past week.

39% of Australian men have used cannabis in their lifetime, compared to 31% of women. 13% of Australian men have used cannabis in the past 12 months, compared to 8% of women. 7% of Australian men have used cannabis in the past month, compared to 4% of women. 5% of Australian men have used cannabis in the past week, compared to 2% of women.

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey.