The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime maintains interesting statistics
about the street price of illicit drugs in the United States and Western Europe
. When it comes to the retail street price of heroin, the cost of the drug varies significantly between countries. In the United States, which is being gripped by a devastating opioid crisis, a gram of heroin costs $307. The highest costs in Western Europe are in Finland and Europe at $168 and $155 respectively.