Does the proportion of Australians who use crystal methamphetamine (ice) vary by geographic location?

Australians living in inner regional locations are the least likely to have used crystal methamphetamine (ice) in the past 12 months. Those living in outer regional/remote/very remote locations are the most likely to have used ice in the past 12 months.

1.1% of Australians living in major cities have used crystal methamphetamine (ice) in the past 12 months. 0.6% of Australians living in inner regional locations have used crystal methamphetamine (ice) in the past 12 months. 1.4% of Australians living in outer regional/remote/very remote locations have used crystal methamphetamine (ice) in the past 12 months.

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