Scroll Top
Unit 83, 17 Third Avenue, Heatherhouse Industrial Estate, Irvine, KA12 8HN

Drug-related Deaths in Scotland in 2022

1,051 people died due to drug misuse in 2022, according to latest statistics published by National Records of Scotland.

This is a decrease of 279 deaths compared with 2021, representing the lowest number of drug misuse deaths since 2017.

For further information, including the news release and full report which was published on Tuesday 22 August 2023, please click on the link below:

Drug-related Deaths in Scotland in 2022 | National Records of Scotland (