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Crime > Drugs > Opiates use: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Annual prevalence.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Afghanistan 2.65% 2009
2 Iran 2.26% 2010
3 Russia 1.64% 2007
4 Ukraine 1.16% 2006
5 Malaysia 0.94% 2009
6 Mauritius 0.91% 2007
=7 Luxembourg 0.9% 2000
=7 United Kingdom 0.9% 2001
=7 Latvia 0.9% 2001
10 Kazakhstan 0.89% 2006
11 Estonia 0.81% 2004
=12 Italy 0.8% 2004
=12 Pakistan 0.8% 2000
=12 Burma 0.8% 2010
15 Kyrgyzstan 0.74% 2006
=16 Portugal 0.7% 2000
=16 Nigeria 0.7% 2008
=16 Laos 0.7% 2005
=16 Croatia 0.7% 1999
=20 Ireland 0.6% 2001
=20 Georgia 0.6% 2000
=20 Lithuania 0.6% 2014
=20 Spain 0.6% 2000
=20 Brazil 0.6% 2001
=20 Switzerland 0.6% 2000
26 United States 0.57% 2009
27 Tajikistan 0.54% 2004
=28 Australia 0.5% 2004
=28 Denmark 0.5% 2000
=28 Uzbekistan 0.5% 2001
=28 Republic of Macedonia 0.5% 2004
=28 Slovenia 0.5% 2001
=28 New Zealand 0.5% 2001
=28 Albania 0.5% 2000
=28 Bulgaria 0.5% 2001
=28 Austria 0.5% 2002
=28 Malta 0.5% 2003
=38 Canada 0.4% 2000
=38 France 0.4% 1999
=38 Norway 0.4% 1997
=38 El Salvador 0.4% 2004
=38 Nepal 0.4% 1996
=38 India 0.4% 2001
=38 Czech Republic 0.4% 2003
=38 Belarus 0.4% 2003
=38 Belgium 0.4% 1997
=38 Zambia 0.4% 2003
=48 Turkmenistan 0.3% 1998
=48 Netherlands 0.3% 2001
=48 Slovakia 0.3% 2002
=48 Bahrain 0.3% 1998
=48 Bangladesh 0.3% 2014
=48 Taiwan 0.3% 2002
=48 Israel 0.3% 2001
=48 Hungary 0.3% 2003
=48 Greece 0.3% 2004
=48 Cyprus 0.3% 2004
=48 Armenia 0.3% 2005
=48 Vietnam 0.3% 2002
=48 Romania 0.3% 2002
=48 Angola 0.3% 2001
=48 South Africa 0.3% 2004
=48 Chile 0.3% 2010
=48 Iceland 0.3% 1998
=48 Germany 0.3% 2003
=48 Sri Lanka 0.3% 2004
=67 Liberia 0.2% 2004
=67 South Korea 0.2% 2004
=67 Indonesia 0.2% 2002
=67 Panama 0.2% 2014
=67 Sierra Leone 0.2% 1997
=67 Lebanon 0.2% 2003
=67 Maldives 0.2% 2001
=67 Jordan 0.2% 2001
=67 Guatemala 0.2% 2014
=67 The Bahamas 0.2% 2003
=67 Azerbaijan 0.2% 2000
=67 Kenya 0.2% 2004
=67 Somalia 0.2% 2004
=67 China 0.2% 2003
=67 Chad 0.2% 1995
=67 Uruguay 0.2% 2003
=67 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.2% 2004
=67 Kuwait 0.2% 2004
=67 Poland 0.2% 2002
=86 Republic of the Congo 0.1% 2004
=86 Dominican Republic 0.1% 2001
=86 Libya 0.1% 2004
=86 Finland 0.1% 2002
=86 Central African Republic 0.1% 2004
=86 Costa Rica 0.1% 2014
=86 Ecuador 0.1% 1999
=86 Rwanda 0.1% 2004
=86 Thailand 0.1% 2003
=86 Colombia 0.1% 2004
=86 Venezuela 0.1% 2003
=86 Mexico 0.1% 2002
=86 Argentina 0.1% 2004
=86 Ghana 0.1% 2004
=86 Sweden 0.1% 2001
=86 Japan 0.1% 2002
=86 Niger 0.1% 2004
=86 Algeria 0.1% 2004
=86 Honduras 0.1% 1995
=105 Oman 0.09% 1999
=105 Yemen 0.09% 1999
107 Moldova 0.07% 2000
=108 Ethiopia 0.05% 2014
=108 Turkey 0.05% 2003
=108 Uganda 0.05% 2004
=108 Antigua and Barbuda 0.05% 2000
=112 Zimbabwe 0.04% 2004
=112 Bolivia 0.04% 2014
=114 Senegal 0.03% 2014
=114 Tunisia 0.03% 2003
=114 Namibia 0.03% 2000
=117 Tanzania 0.02% 1998
=117 Morocco 0.02% 2004
=117 Suriname 0.02% 1998
=117 Syria 0.02% 2005
=117 United Arab Emirates 0.02% 2004
=122 Barbados 0.01% 2014
=122 Qatar 0.01% 1996
=122 Saudi Arabia 0.01% 2000
=122 Cote d'Ivoire 0.01% 1997
=122 Brunei 0.01% 1998
127 Singapore 0.004% 2004

Citation

"All countries compared for Crime > Drugs > Opiates use", Wikipedia: List of countries by prevalence of opiates use ("World Drug Report 2011" . United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 2011. "World Drug Report 2006" . United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 2006. http://www.unodc.org/documents/wdr/WDR_2009/WDR2009_eng_web.pdf). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Crime/Drugs/Opiates-use

Crime > Drugs > Opiates use: Countries Compared Map

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