Australia - Hypnotic and Sedative Medicine Use

Since 2014, Australia Hypnotic and Sedative Medicine Use decreased by 9.1% year on year. At 2.8 Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day in 2019, the country was ranked number 23 among other countries in Hypnotic and Sedative Medicine Use. Australia is overtaken by Austria, which was number 22 with 3.9 Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day and is followed by Italy with 1 Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day. Iceland lead the ranking with 65.2 Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day in 2019, +1.2% versus 2018. Sweden, Luxembourg and Norway respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Canada recorded the best 5 years average growth at +13.9% per year, while Australia recorded the worst performance at -9.1% per year.

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Date Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day
2019 2.80
2018 3.20
2017 3.70
2016 3.90
2015 4.20
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How does Australia rank in Hypnotic and Sedative Medicine Use?

# 24 Countries Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Iceland
65 2019 +1.2 % -1.3 % View data
2 #2
Sweden
61 2019 -0.2 % +2.7 % View data
22 #22
Austria
4 2019 -2.5 % -4.8 % View data
23 #23
Australia
3 2019 -12.5 % -9.1 % View data
24 #24
Italy
1 2019 +0.0 % -1.9 % View data
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