Are employed men or women in Australia more likely to have used cannabis in the past 12 months?

Employed Australian men are more likely than employed women to have used cannabis in the past 12 months.

14% of employed Australian men used cannabis in the past 12 months compared to 10% of employed women.

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NCETA secondary analysis, 2019).

Employed: Self-employed or working for salary or wages.