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Number of U.S. drug overdose deaths in 2016, by drug type and ethnicity

Number of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, by drug type and ethnicity

by John Elflein, last edited Sep 4, 2018
Number of U.S. drug overdose deaths in 2016, by drug type and ethnicity This statistic shows the number of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, by drug type and ethnicity. In that year, around 33,450 white, non-Hispanic people overdosed and died on any opioid. Comparatively, just 3,440 Hispanics overdosed on opioids in 2016.
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Number of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, by drug type and ethnicity

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