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Canada

Canada Drugs Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Annual cannabis use 12.6% 2009 2nd out of 8
HIV infections amongst drug users 10.9% 2012 7th out of 24
HIV testing amongst drug users 79.6% 2012 3rd out of 24
Lifetime cannabis use 44.5% 2005 1st out of 9
Opiates use 0.4% 2000 9th out of 14

SOURCES: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/WDR2011/World_Drug_Report_2011_ebook.pdf, World Drug Report 2011, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 2011, p. 217.; Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. Source tables; Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. Source tables; Mostly Table GPS-8 Part (i) ''Lifetime prevalence of drug use among all adults (aged 15 to 64 years old) in nationwide surveys among the general population'' EMCDDA (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction) unless otherwise referred on Wikipedia: Adult lifetime cannabis use by country; 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)

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