Are unemployed men or women in Australia more likely to have used cannabis in the past 12 months?
Unemployed Australian men are more likely than unemployed women to have used cannabis in the past 12 months.
24% of unemployed Australian men used cannabis in the past 12 months compared to 15% of unemployed women.
Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2019 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NCETA secondary analysis, 2021).
Unemployed: Not currently working and actively seeking employment.