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Deaths from drug overdose in the U.S. 2016, by drug type

Number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2016, by involved drug type

by Matej Mikulic, last edited Jan 7, 2019
Deaths from drug overdose in the U.S. 2016, by drug type This statistic shows the number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2016, by involved drug type. In that year, overdose deaths where opioid pain relievers were involved numbered nearly 20,000, making it one of the most deadly overdose drug.
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Number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2016, by involved drug type

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