According to the latest OECD data , Iceland continues to have one of the highest levels of antidepressant use in the world – with an average consumption of 16 daily doses per 100 inhabitants within 2021.
Really worth noting however is the absence of the United States through the data.
As Statista’s Martin Armstrong shows in the infographic below, antidepressant use has become more widespread all around the world , with major boosts from 2015 to 2020 or 2021 observed in Iceland, Portugal and Sweden, in addition to Belgium and Greece.
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The places with the lowest consumption levels of those people analyzed are Southern Korea plus Lithuania (not displayed), with a ratio of 2 to 3 daily doses per a hundred people.