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Facts you should know about Drug use :

  • 0.84% of total deaths around the world are due to Drug use
  • Generally, deaths due to Drug use are seen in age group of 15-49 years
  • Russia's 0.0299% population dies due to Drug use
  • China is highest in terms of number of deaths with average 77288 per year
  • In Year 2016, 451822 people died due to Drug use (around the world), out of which 17.11% are in China
  • 30 deaths are seen in age group of Under 5 years
  • 4 deaths are seen in age group of 5-14 years
  • 222417 deaths are seen in age group of 15-49 years
  • 162988 deaths are seen in age group of 50-69 years
  • 66384 deaths are seen in age group of 70+ years

This research was last updated on .
Source and Reference of this Data

This below graph represents Top 10 countries with highest number of deaths due to Drug use



This below table represents number of deaths in all countries due to Drug use :

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Rank Country Count
1China77288
2United States67820
3Russia43108
4India31859
5Nigeria12808
6Mexico11734
7Ukraine10992
8Italy9673
9Egypt8831
10Vietnam7826
11Germany7523
12France7172
13Thailand7156
14United Kingdom6981
15Indonesia6954
16Japan6091
17Pakistan6089
18Myanmar6086
19Brazil6061
20Iran4776
21South Africa4514
22Argentina3715
23Romania3485
24Canada3275
25Kazakhstan2903
26Taiwan2816
27Uzbekistan2812
28Poland2737
29South Korea2439
30Spain2326
31Kenya2313
32Australia2219
33Iraq1978
34Chile1961
35North Korea1777
36Guatemala1756
37Tanzania1609
38Bangladesh1584
39Malaysia1503
40Belarus1471
41Colombia1433
42Afghanistan1428
43Sudan1421
44Philippines1415
45Venezuela1406
46Ethiopia1390
47Turkey1326
48Saudi Arabia1315
49Hungary1244
50Moldova1134
51Algeria1108
52Zimbabwe1095
53Peru1032
54Austria1019
55Azerbaijan971
56Mozambique958
57Morocco931
58Democratic Republic of Congo920
59Cuba884
60Cote d'Ivoire847
61Czech Republic831
62Netherlands818
63Belgium786
64Kyrgyzstan770
65Finland762
66Portugal761
67Ghana757
68Mongolia699
69Serbia688
70Bulgaria638
71Switzerland627
72Turkmenistan620
73Sri Lanka605
74Sweden598
75Cameroon596
76El Salvador595
77Honduras587
78Denmark584
79Nepal575
80Syria560
81Ecuador557
82Haiti539
83Puerto Rico522
84Malawi521
85Norway508
86Lithuania491
87Tunisia485
88Dominican Republic478
89Nicaragua477
90Tajikistan459
91Slovakia452
92Georgia449
93Greece448
94Yemen440
95Zambia432
96Croatia389
97United Arab Emirates377
98Cambodia372
99Chad364
100Bolivia363
101Ireland342
102Armenia311
103Angola303
104Israel296
105Madagascar291
106Costa Rica288
107Guinea276
108Mali272
109Uganda255
110South Sudan253
111Libya253
112Lesotho243
113Togo235
114Latvia232
115Bosnia and Herzegovina232
116Jordan220
117Slovenia215
118Senegal215
119Niger214
120Palestine208
121New Zealand206
122Uruguay194
123Botswana192
124Estonia190
125Lebanon182
126Panama175
127Benin174
128Albania160
129Laos157
130Namibia157
131Paraguay154
132Papua New Guinea148
133Central African Republic146
134Burkina Faso129
135Macedonia120
136Rwanda115
137Jamaica115
138Burundi113
139Sierra Leone110
140Swaziland108
141Liberia106
142Congo104
143Mauritius97
144Kuwait96
145Guyana96
146Somalia90
147Oman88
148Trinidad and Tobago88
149Singapore77
150Guinea-Bissau75
151Qatar55
152Mauritania55
153Luxembourg52
154Eritrea52
155Gambia45
156Bahrain45
157Suriname45
158Cyprus40
159Montenegro40
160Gabon38
161Timor31
162Cape Verde28
163Bahamas28
164Equatorial Guinea26
165Malta25
166Belize22
167Iceland21
168Barbados18
169United States Virgin Islands14
170Djibouti12
171Fiji12
172Saint Lucia12
173Bhutan11
174Solomon Islands9
175Seychelles8
176Saint Vincent and the Grenadines8
177Grenada8
178Maldives7
179Greenland7
180Comoros7
181Andorra6
182Brunei6
183Antigua and Barbuda6
184Dominica5
185Guam5
186Kiribati4
187Vanuatu4
188Bermuda4
189Samoa4
190Micronesia2
191Mariana Islnads2
192Samoa2
193Sao Tome and Principe2
194Marshall Islands1
195Tonga1

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