Global use of illegal and legal drug types as of 2017

This statistic shows the percentage of people worldwide that have used select types of drugs within selected time periods as of 2017. According to the data, 100 percent of respondents had used legal drugs ever, compared to 64 percent that had used illegal drugs, ever.

Percentage of global drug users that have used either legal or illegal drugs within selected time periods as of 2017

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Source

Release date

May 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

November 10 to December 30, 2017

Number of respondents

Approximately 130,000

Method of interview

Online survey

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