Does crystal methamphetamine (ice) use in Australia vary by jurisdiction?

Australians living in Western Australia are more likely to have used crystal methamphetamine (ice) in the past 12 months than Australians living in other jurisdictions.

0.6% of Australians living in New South Wales used crystal methamphetamine (ice) in the past 12 months, compared to 0.8% in Victoria, 1.0% in Queensland, 3.0% in Western Australia, 1.4% in South Australia, 0.6%* in Tasmania, 0.4%* in the Australian Capital Territory, and 1.2%* in the Northern Territory. * 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.