Number of people in the U.S. who used marijuana in their lifetime from 2009 to 2016 (in 1,000)

Number of Americans who used marijuana in their lifetime 2009-2016 This statistic shows the number of people in the U.S. who have used marijuana in their lifetime from 2009 to 2016. It was found that in 2016 over 118 million people had used marijuana in their lifetime, a substantial increase from 104 million in 2009.
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Number of people in thousands
2009104,950
2010106,613
2011107,842
2012111,239
2013114,712
2014117,213
2015117,865
2016118,524
Number of people in thousands
2009104,950
2010106,613
2011107,842
2012111,239
2013114,712
2014117,213
2015117,865
2016118,524
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This statistic shows the number of people in the U.S. who have used marijuana in their lifetime from 2009 to 2016. It was found that in 2016 over 118 million people had used marijuana in their lifetime, a substantial increase from 104 million in 2009.
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Release date
September 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2009 to 2016
Number of respondents
base: around 70,000
Age group
12 years and older
Method of interview
Questionnaire
Supplementary notes
Figures from 2009 to 2013 were taken from the 2015 National Drug Threat Assessment Summary.

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