Children and adolescents are a group of the population that requires particular attention. It is known that inappropriate behaviour during childhood can have a long-term impact on health. Prevention and regulation (such as the prohibition on sales) are particularly important to better protect them.
The specific indicators concerning children and adolescents are defined in the two national strategies "Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases" and "Addiction". They describe these age groups principally from the angle of consumption of substances, the behaviour or diseases, but also on the state of health, quality of life or the regulations applicable to them.
Information on older adolescents (those aged between 15 and 19) can be found in the indicators describing the adult population.
The data are presented in interactive graphical form with links to the sources.