How Addicted Are You to Antibiotics?

Pharmaceutical Consumption of Antibiotics (DDD), 2019 or latest
Pharmaceutical | September 2, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 31 countries in 2019, Turkey ranked the highest in pharmaceutical consumption of antibiotics with DDD 31.0 followed by South Korea and Chile. On the other end of the scale was Austria with DDD 9.30, Netherlands with DDD 9.50 and Latvia with DDD 11.4.

Data for more countries are available at Pharmaceutical Consumption of Antibiotics indicator page.

Pharmaceutical Consumption of Antibiotics Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Belgium DDD 29.2 28.0 28.7 27.4 21.0 ...
Chile DDD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16.1 17.4 18.5 15.6 14.9
France DDD 24.1 23.1 23.8 23.9 23.0 ...
Greece DDD 28.0 29.2 31.3 31.0 32.1
Ireland DDD 20.0 19.5 21.3 20.4 19.3 ...
Israel DDD ... ... ... ... ... ... 22.1 24.9 23.9 21.2
Lithuania DDD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 21.8 19.1 19.9 20.2 20.2 ...
Luxembourg DDD 28.0 26.2 26.4 21.4 20.2
Poland DDD 20.5 19.9 22.8 20.7 23.8 ...
Portugal DDD ... 18.7 18.1 19.1 18.8 18.3
Slovakia DDD 25.9 24.8 26.8 21.6 19.4 ...
South Korea DDD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 30.1 31.7 31.5 34.8 29.0 ...
Spain DDD 19.5 22.2 23.0 22.3 17.2 ...
Turkey DDD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 41.1 39.5 40.2 40.2 35.3 ...
United Kingdom DDD 19.5 19.7 19.0 18.7 18.0 ... ...