- The figures, which include holidaymakers and Britons resident overseas, showed the highest number of arrests and detentions was in Spain (1,909) followed by the USA (1,305).
- Spanish arrests rose 9% in 2011/12, while the USA was up 3%.
- The most arrests of Britons for drugs was in the USA (147), followed by Spain (141).
- The highest percentage of arrests for drugs in 2011/12 was in Peru where there were only 17 arrests in total, although 15 were for drugs.
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