Are younger or older Australians more likely to have used crystal methamphetamine (ice)?

Australians aged 25-29 years are the age group most likely to have used crystal methamphetamine (ice) in the past 12 months.

0.1%** of Australians aged 14-17 years have used crystal methamphetamine (ice) in the past 12 months compared to 1.1% of 18-24 year olds, 1.7% of 25-29 year olds, 1.5% of 30-39 year olds, and 0.5 of 40+ year olds. *** Estimate has a relative standard error greater than 50% and is considered too unreliable for general use.

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NCETA secondary analysis, 2018).

*** Estimate has a relative standard error greater than 50% and is considered too unreliable for general use.