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.

1.0%* of Australians aged 14-17 years have used crystal methamphetamine (ice) in the past 12 months compared to 2.3% of 18-24 year olds, 3.4% of 25-29 year olds, 1.5% of 30-39 year olds, and 0.3 of 40+ year olds. *Estimate likely to be unreliable due to small sample size.

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

*Estimate likely to be unreliable due to small sample size.