Number of global illicit drug users by drug 2017

Number of illicit drug users in the world by drug type 2017* (in thousands)

by John Elflein, last edited Jul 3, 2019
Number of global illicit drug users by drug 2017 This statistic shows the estimated number of the global population that have used illicit drug in the past year in 2017, by drug type, in thousands. During this year, there was a low estimate of 47 million opioid users around the world.
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Number of illicit drug users in the world by drug type 2017* (in thousands)

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