Global lifetime drug use of select types of drugs as of 2017

This statistic shows the percentage of people worldwide that have used select types of drugs within their lifetimes as of the end of 2017. According to the data, 57.6 percent of respondents indicated that they had used cannabis at some point. Comparatively, 30.5 percent of respondents indicated that they used MDMA during their life.

Percentage of global drug users that have used select drugs within their lifetime 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

Special properties

From over 40 countries

Method of interview

Online survey

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