OECD: Antiobiotics Intake 2000, 2005

The consumption of antibiotics among OECD countries for year 2000 and 2005:

a) Year 2000:
Country – DDD/ 1000 pop. /day
Netherlands — 9.9
Denmark — 12.2
Austria — 12.3
United Kingdom — 14.3
Germany — 14.9
Sweden — 15.5
Norway 1 — 15.7
Czech Republic — 18.6
Hungary — 18.9
Ireland — 18.9
Finland — 19.0
Spain — 19.4
Iceland — 20.5
OECD — 21.1
Australia — 22.0
Poland — 22.6
Italy 2 — 24.0
Portugal — 24.9
Belgium — 25.3
Slovak Republic — 25.6
Luxembourg — 25.7
Greece — 29.1
France — 33.2

b) Year 2005:
Country – DDD/ 1000 pop. /day
Netherlands — 10.5
Austria — 14.5
Denmark — 14.6
Germany — 14.6
Sweden — 14.9
United Kingdom — 15.5
Norway 1 — 16.8
Czech Republic — 17.3
Finland — 18.1
Spain — 19.3
Hungary — 19.5
Poland — 19.6
Ireland — 20.5
OECD — 20.6
Australia — 21.8
Iceland — 23.3
Belgium — 24.3
Slovak Republic — 25.0
Luxembourg — 25.2
Italy 2 — 25.6
Portugal — 28.0
France — 28.9
Greece — 34.7

c) % of increment between year 2000 and 2005:
Country – % (DDD/ 1000 pop./ day)
Poland — -13.27 ( -3.0 )
France — -12.95 ( -4.3 )
Czech Republic — -6.99 ( -1.3 )
Finland — -4.74 ( -0.9 )
Belgium — -3.95 ( -1.0 )
Sweden — -3.87 ( -0.6 )
OECD — -2.37 ( -0.5 )
Slovak Republic — -2.34 ( -0.6 )
Germany — -2.01 ( -0.3 )
Luxembourg — -1.95 ( -0.5 )
Australia — -0.91 ( -0.2 )
Spain — -0.52 ( -0.1 )
Hungary — 3.17 ( 0.6 )
Netherlands — 6.06 ( 0.6 )
Italy 2 — 6.67 ( 1.6 )
Norway 1 — 7.01 ( 1.1 )
United Kingdom — 8.39 ( 1.2 )
Ireland — 8.47 ( 1.6 )
Portugal — 12.45 ( 3.1 )
Iceland — 13.66 ( 2.8 )
Austria — 17.89 ( 2.2 )
Greece — 19.24 ( 5.6 )
Denmark — 19.67 ( 2.4 )

Note:
1. 2001-2004.
2. 2000-2003.
3. DDD = defined daily dose, the assumed average maintenance dose per day for a drug used on its main indiction in adults.

Source:
1. OECD Health at a Glance 2007
2. The raw data document in xls format

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