Percentage of Canadians who used select illicit drugs in their lifetime as of 2017

Lifetime illicit drug use among Canadians as of 2017 This statistic shows the percentage of Canadians who used select illicit drugs in their lifetime as of 2017. As of that time, 46.6 percent of Canadians had used cannabis in their lifetime, while 10.4 percent had used cocaine.
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Percentage of Canadians
Cannabis46.6%
Cocaine/crack10.4%
Speed/methamphetamine/crystal meth3.7%
Hallucinogens14.3%
Hallucinogens (including salvia)14.8%
Ecstasy7.6%
Salvia2.9%
Heroin0.7%
Any drug47.9%
Percentage of Canadians
Cannabis46.6%
Cocaine/crack10.4%
Speed/methamphetamine/crystal meth3.7%
Hallucinogens14.3%
Hallucinogens (including salvia)14.8%
Ecstasy7.6%
Salvia2.9%
Heroin0.7%
Any drug47.9%
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This statistic shows the percentage of Canadians who used select illicit drugs in their lifetime as of 2017. As of that time, 46.6 percent of Canadians had used cannabis in their lifetime, while 10.4 percent had used cocaine.
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Release date
November 2018
Region
Canada
Survey time period
February to December 2017
Number of respondents
16,349 respondents
Age group
15 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview

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