Share of global fentanyl consumption in 2017, by country

This statistic displays the distribution of global fentanyl consumption by region in 2017. During this year, the United Kingdom consumed approximately 5 percent of the world's fentanyl. This drug can be used as an analgesic and is about 100 times more potent than morphine. Global consumption of fentanyl has increased steadily in the last decade.

Distribution of fentanyl consumption globally in 2017, by country

Percentage of consumption
United States22.6%
Other countries21.5%
Germany20.8%
Spain8.7%
France5.2%
United Kingdom5%
Italy4.1%
Canada3.7%
Netherlands3.4%
Japan2.7%
Belgium2.3%
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Source

Release date

December 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

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