Monitoring of alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco
The Public Health Agency of Sweden is responsible for an overall coordination and monitoring of alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco (ANDT) policy 2016–2020.
The responsibility comprises, among other things, coordination, development, and administration of a monitoring system, Indikatorlabbet (in English), with a large number of ANDT-related indicators. Data is collected from the Public Health Agency of Sweden, other agencies and organisations.
The indicators describe the development in the following areas:
- access to alcohol and tobacco based on price, number of points of sale, opening hours, etc.
- supervision of municipalities in accordance with the Alcohol act and Tobacco act
- consumption/usage of alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco
- preventive ANDT interventions among municipalities
- injuries from personal use and use by others of alcohol and narcotics
- access to healthcare and mortality caused by alcohol, narcotics and tobacco.
Indikatorlabbet mainly targets decision-makers and officials who work with these issues within governmental agencies, county administrative boards, county councils, regions, municipalities and organisations.
Based on the monitoring system, the Agency publishes analyses of the development within the areas alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco.