Drug Offenses by Amount of Drugs Involved, Hungary 2011

"In 2011 small amounts of drugs were involved in 88.2% of the registered drug offences (demand-related perpetrations: 91.5%, supply-related perpetrations: 64.8%). As compared to the previous year the proportion of offences small amounts of drugs continued to increase due to the slight increase of demand-related perpetrations involving small amounts.
"The number of offences committed with the punishable basic case amount dropped both on the demand (-20.3%) and supply (-16.7%) side. Altogether, as compared to 2010, about 20% less proceedings were instituted because of basic case offences, and within all drug offences the proportion of basis case offences dropped from 11.1% to 8.7%.
"Significant amounts were involved in only 3.1% of all drug offences. As compared to the previous year the number of such offences dropped by 21% among demand-related offences and increased by 42.5% among supply-related offences. As the resultant of the two, the number of drug offences committed with significant amounts increased by 5.7%."


Drog Focuszpont, "HUNGARY: 2012 National Report to the EMCDDA by the Reitox National Focal Point - New Development, Trends and in-depth information on selected issues" (Budapest, Hungary: Drog Focuszpont 2012), p. 82.