Extraction of global alkaloids from opium by type 2009-2016

Extraction of alkaloids from opium worldwide from 2009 to 2016, by type (in kilograms)

Extraction of global alkaloids from opium by type 2009-2016 This statistic describes the extraction of alkaloids from opium globally from 2009 to 2016, by type of alkaloid. In 2010, there was 70,548 kilograms of morphine extracted worldwide. Global consumption of this drug has grown by almost a factor of six between 1991 and 2010. Differences around the world in consumption levels of morphine for pain treatment are due to economic, knowledge, and regulatory factors.
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Extraction of alkaloids from opium worldwide from 2009 to 2016, by type (in kilograms)

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MorphineCodeineThebaine
200966,95812,4536,865
201070,54811,3275,555
201177,75413,8105,876
201278,94416,0017,530
201358,63513,0426,587
201459,07510,1105,363
201542,4536,2462,425
201671,4024,4401,541
MorphineCodeineThebaine
200966,95812,4536,865
201070,54811,3275,555
201177,75413,8105,876
201278,94416,0017,530
201358,63513,0426,587
201459,07510,1105,363
201542,4536,2462,425
201671,4024,4401,541
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This statistic describes the extraction of alkaloids from opium globally from 2009 to 2016, by type of alkaloid. In 2010, there was 70,548 kilograms of morphine extracted worldwide. Global consumption of this drug has grown by almost a factor of six between 1991 and 2010. Differences around the world in consumption levels of morphine for pain treatment are due to economic, knowledge, and regulatory factors.
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