Number of Americans who used illicit drugs in past year 2017, by drug type

Number of people in the U.S. who used selected illicit drugs in the past year as of 2017 (in 1,000)

by John Elflein, last edited Sep 18, 2018
Number of Americans who used illicit drugs in past year 2017, by drug type This statistic shows the number of people in the U.S. who used select illicit drugs in the past year, as of 2017, in thousands. It was found that about 1.6 million people used methamphetamines in the past year.
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Number of people in the U.S. who used selected illicit drugs in the past year as of 2017 (in 1,000)

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Number of people in thousands
Marijuana40,935
Cocaine5,943
Crack930
Heroin886
LSD2,243
Ecstasy2,487
Methamphetamine1,633
Number of people in thousands
Marijuana40,935
Cocaine5,943
Crack930
Heroin886
LSD2,243
Ecstasy2,487
Methamphetamine1,633
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by John Elflein, last edited Sep 18, 2018
This statistic shows the number of people in the U.S. who used select illicit drugs in the past year, as of 2017, in thousands. It was found that about 1.6 million people used methamphetamines in the past year.
Show more
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