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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-15713: Murdo Fraser (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 28 March 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many people under 18 have died from drug-related deaths in each of the last five calendar years.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 19 April 2018

Drug Related Deaths are recorded and reported by the National Records of Scotland (NRS). NRS report on Drug Related Deaths by age group and include age groups of ‘14 and under’ and ‘15-24’. The most recent data are published on the NRS website at the following link.

https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/vital-events/deaths/drug-related-deaths-in-scotland/2016/list-of-tables-and-figures