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Last update: Jun 2011

Access to sterile injecting equipment among injecting drug users

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Countries % of IDUs (<25 years) reporting the use of sterile injecting equipment the last time they injected, 2007–2009*
Afghanistan95
Albania–
Algeria–
Andorra–
Angola–
Antigua and Barbuda–
Argentina–
Armenia100
Australia–
Austria–
Azerbaijan71
Bahamas–
Bahrain–
Bangladesh30
Barbados–
Belarus83
Belgium–
Belize–
Benin26
Bhutan–
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)–
Bosnia and Herzegovina–
Botswana–
Brazil–
Brunei Darussalam–
Bulgaria84
Burkina Faso–
Burundi–
Cambodia–
Cameroon–
Canada–
Cape Verde–
Central African Republic–
Chad–
Chile–
China62
Colombia–
Comoros–
Congo–
Cook Islands–
Costa Rica–
Cτte d'Ivoire–
Croatia–
Cuba–
Cyprus–
Czech Republic–
Democratic People's Republic of Korea–
Democratic Republic of the Congo–
Denmark–
Djibouti–
Dominica–
Dominican Republic–
Ecuador–
Egypt–
El Salvador–
Equatorial Guinea–
Eritrea–
Estonia–
Ethiopia–
Fiji–
Finland–
France–
Gabon–
Gambia–
Georgia43
Germany–
Ghana–
Greece–
Grenada–
Guatemala–
Guinea–
Guinea-Bissau–
Guyana–
Haiti–
Holy See–
Honduras–
Hungary–
Iceland–
India85
Indonesia87
Iran (Islamic Republic of)77
Iraq–
Ireland–
Israel–
Italy–
Jamaica–
Japan–
Jordan–
Kazakhstan63
Kenya–
Kiribati–
Kuwait–
Kyrgyzstan78
Lao People's Democratic Republic–
Latvia85
Lebanon–
Lesotho–
Liberia–
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya–
Liechtenstein–
Lithuania97
Luxembourg–
Madagascar–
Malawi–
Malaysia–
Maldives71
Mali–
Malta–
Marshall Islands–
Mauritania–
Mauritius–
Mexico40
Micronesia (Federated States of)–
Monaco–
Mongolia–
Montenegro–
Morocco10
Mozambique–
Myanmar83
Namibia–
Nauru–
Nepal98
Netherlands–
New Zealand–
Nicaragua–
Niger–
Nigeria85
Niue–
Norway–
Occupied Palestinian Territory–
Oman–
Pakistan79
Palau–
Panama–
Papua New Guinea–
Paraguay–
Peru–
Philippines83
Poland–
Portugal59
Qatar–
Republic of Korea–
Republic of Moldova99
Romania87
Russian Federation86
Rwanda–
Saint Kitts and Nevis–
Saint Lucia–
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines–
Samoa–
San Marino–
Sao Tome and Principe–
Saudi Arabia–
Senegal–
Serbia90
Seychelles–
Sierra Leone–
Singapore–
Slovakia–
Slovenia–
Solomon Islands–
Somalia–
South Africa–
Spain–
Sri Lanka–
Sudan–
Suriname–
Swaziland–
Sweden54
Switzerland95
Syrian Arab Republic–
Tajikistan80
Thailand61
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia67
Timor-Leste–
Togo–
Tonga–
Trinidad and Tobago–
Tunisia–
Turkey17
Turkmenistan–
Tuvalu–
Uganda–
Ukraine89
United Arab Emirates–
United Kingdom78
United Republic of Tanzania–
United States–
Uruguay–
Uzbekistan79
Vanuatu–
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)–
Viet Nam94
Yemen–
Zambia–
Zimbabwe–

DEFINITIONS
Sterile injecting equipment:
 Percentage of injecting drug users (<25 years) reporting the use of sterile injecting equipment the last time they injected.  
 
SOURCES
Sterile injecting equipment: UNAIDS, Global Report: UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic, 2010, and UNAIDS online database, <www.aidsinfoonline.org>.  
 
NOTES 
–   Data not available. 
*   Data refer to the most recent year available during the period specified in the column heading.