Number of illicit drug users worldwide by drug 2011-2017

This statistic lists the estimated number of illicit drug users worldwide from 2011 to 2017, by type of drug. In 2017, there were approximately 40.31 million (highest estimate) consumers of ecstasy worldwide.

Estimated number of illicit drug users worldwide from 2011 to 2017, by drug (in millions)*

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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2011 to 2017

Age group

15-64 years

Supplementary notes

* All figures are highest estimates.
This statistic was assembled from several editions of the WDR.

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