Percentage of Canadians who used select illicit drugs in their lifetime as of 2015

Lifetime illicit drug use among Canadians as of 2015 This statistic shows the percentage of Canadians who used select illicit drugs in their lifetime as of 2015. As of that time, 44.5 percent of Canadians had used cannabis in their lifetime, while 8.3 percent had used cocaine.
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Percentage of Canadians
Cannabis44.5%
Cocaine/crack8.3%
Speed/methamphetamine/crystal meth2.7%
Hallucinogens12.2%
Hallucinogens (including salvia)12.9%
Ecstasy6.2%
Salvia2.2%
Heroin0.4%
Any drug45.8%
Percentage of Canadians
Cannabis44.5%
Cocaine/crack8.3%
Speed/methamphetamine/crystal meth2.7%
Hallucinogens12.2%
Hallucinogens (including salvia)12.9%
Ecstasy6.2%
Salvia2.2%
Heroin0.4%
Any drug45.8%
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This statistic shows the percentage of Canadians who used select illicit drugs in their lifetime as of 2015. As of that time, 44.5 percent of Canadians had used cannabis in their lifetime, while 8.3 percent had used cocaine.
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Release date
March 2017
Region
Canada
Survey time period
February to December 2015
Number of respondents
15,154 respondents
Age group
15 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview

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