2.4.7. Care of drug consumers and alcohol addicts (1997–)

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Year Number of drug consumers treated first timea Drug consumers at the treatmentb Estimated number of alcohol addicts, thousands Number of registered alcohol addictsc Registered alcohol addicts per ten thousand inhabitants
male female total male female unknown total
1997 4 368 5 729 2 765 8 494 808 38 349 10 746 49 095 48
1998 5 275 6 459 2 999 9 458 860 38 568 11 405 49 973 49
1999 5 770 8 032 4 733 12 765 866 36 403 10 840 47 243 47
2000 4 701 8 784 4 005 12 789 829 32 326 9 946 42 272 41
2001 4 342 8 356 3 693 12 049 755 30 318 9 046 39 364 39
2002 4 717 7 544 5 233 12 777 718 26 554 8 973 35 527 35
2003 5 958 9 267 5 726 14 993 718 26 296 8 776 35 072 35
2004 5 655 9 477 4 688 14 165 692 24 340 8 879 33 219 33
2005 6 319 9 931 4 862 14 793 432 24 470 8 418 32 888 33
2006 5 673 10 477 5 003 15 480 509 21 682 7 340 29 022 29
2007 4 050 8 942 4 655 13 597 490 18 778 7 262 26 040 25
2008 4 635 9 264 5 089 14 353 539 14 301 5 670 181 20 152 20
2009 3 802 7 996 5 144 13 140 559 11 178 3 893 15 071 15
2010 5 337 9 854 7 069 16 923 522 13 772 4 856 356 18 984 19
2011 5 781 10 858 5 292 16 150 475 11 675 3 907 453 16 035 16
2012 5 883 9 662 6 354 16 016 434 8 108 3 277 11 385 11
2013 4 864 7 906 4 208 12 114 390 8 651 3 392 370 12 413 13
2014 6 866 9 878 4 390 14 268 408 11 188 3 556 14 744 15
2015 5 566 8 833 3 517 12 350 393 11 329 4 354 15 683 16
2016 3 988 9 357 4 235 13 592 375 12 952 5 033 17 985 18
2017 .. .. .. .. 379 10 753 3 893 646 15 292 16
aDefinition means the first appearance of the drug consumer at the treatment by his/her own admission.  bSource: Until 2002 National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, up to 2003 National Institute of Addictology.  cSource: Data of alcohol addicted persons registered at addictology and psychiatric dispensaries. Since 2008 National Centre for Healthcare Audit and Inspection,since 2010 National Institute for Quality- and Organizational Development in Healthcare and Medicines (GYEMSZI), since 2012 National Public Health and Medical Officer Service. Since 2015 National Health Insurance Fund Administration. Since 2016 Ministry of Human Capacities. 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011