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Percentage of illicit drug use in global population by drug type 2017
Global population share of illicit drug use by drug 2017
This statistic shows the estimated percentage of the global population that have used illicit drugs in the past year in 2017, by drug type. During this year, a low estimate of 0.96 percent of the world's population aged between 15 and 64 years has used opioids.
Percentage of illicit drug use in global population by drug type 2017
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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Age group

15-64 years

Supplementary notes

Values based on past-year use.

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Global population share of illicit drug use by drug 2017
This statistic shows the estimated percentage of the global population that have used illicit drugs in the past year in 2017, by drug type. During this year, a low estimate of 0.96 percent of the world's population aged between 15 and 64 years has used opioids.
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