Do men or women in Australia use cannabis more often?

Among Australians who used cannabis in the past 12 months, men were more likely than women to use frequently (every day or once a week). Women were more likely than men to use once or twice per year.

Among Australian men who used cannabis in the past 12 months, 16% used every day, 25% used once per week or more, 11% used about once per month, 17% used every few months, and 31% used once or twice per year. Among Australian women who used cannabis in the past 12 months, 12% used every day, 17% used once per week or more, 13% used about once per month, 18% used every few months, and 40% used once or twice per year.

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey.