The Nikolaev area won first place in Ukraine by number of the registered consumers of drugs. About it with reference to a press - service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, the news agency reportsCircle - an inform.
In the Nikolaev area the number of addicts makes 79 people on 10 thousand population.
On the first place Odessa region (70 addicts on 10 thousand inhabitants), on the third - Lugansk areas (67 on 10 thousand persons) officially is registered.
About the country this indicator averages 38 people on 10 thousand
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, for the last five years the number of the registered consumers of drugs increased by one and a half times. If in 2003 on the account in narcological clinics 119,9 thousand addicts consisted, now their number increased to 178,5 thousand. Thus 5,2 thousand from them are made by minors.