Drug Use Death Rate by Country

Drug Use Death Rate by Country
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017;
Drug Use Death Rate by Country, total deaths by cause, Drug Use Cause of Death for every country in the world.

Drug Use


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate Deaths (%)
1 Ukraine Ukraine 15.93 8,139 (1.26%)
2 Belarus Belarus 12.48 1,348 (1.09%)
3 Russia Russia 12.33 19,790 (1.05%)
4 Estonia Estonia 11.71 139 (1.02%)
5 United States United States 10.21 34,010 (1.48%)
6 Norway Norway 6.67 359 (1.06%)
7 Lithuania Lithuania 6.46 221 (0.58%)
8 Nigeria Nigeria 6.44 8,655 (0.43%)
10 Finland Finland 5.76 330 (0.72%)
11 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 5.30 910 (0.36%)
12 Cameroon Cameroon 5.05 908 (0.41%)
13 Egypt Egypt 4.31 2,890 (0.56%)
14 Australia Australia 4.30 1,076 (0.83%)
15 Ireland Ireland 4.12 194 (0.77%)
16 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 3.97 182 (0.22%)
17 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 3.92 690 (0.50%)
18 Canada Canada 3.85 1,525 (0.72%)
19 United Kingdom United Kingdom 3.81 2,439 (0.52%)
20 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 3.71 186 (0.53%)
21 Denmark Denmark 3.65 214 (0.51%)
22 Chad Chad 3.62 357 (0.22%)
23 Moldova Moldova 3.61 182 (0.44%)
24 Tunisia Tunisia 3.56 403 (0.61%)
25 Ghana Ghana 3.44 724 (0.34%)
26 Togo Togo 3.37 177 (0.30%)
27 Sweden Sweden 3.36 327 (0.43%)
28 Gambia Gambia 3.35 43 (0.29%)
29 Latvia Latvia 3.32 75 (0.28%)
30 Iceland Iceland 3.23 11 (0.62%)
31 Mauritania Mauritania 3.21 93 (0.33%)
32 Morocco Morocco 3.13 978 (0.56%)
33 Benin Benin 2.92 224 (0.25%)
34 Greece Greece 2.85 279 (0.26%)
35 Iran Iran 2.78 2,122 (0.65%)
36 Liberia Liberia 2.76 88 (0.25%)
37 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 2.70 311 (0.25%)
38 Guinea Guinea 2.69 256 (0.23%)
39 Romania Romania 2.65 693 (0.29%)
40 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 2.56 311 (0.23%)
41 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 2.55 18 (0.23%)
42 Austria Austria 2.49 208 (0.30%)
43 Cape Verde Cape Verde 2.41 9 (0.35%)
45 Swaziland Swaziland 2.36 27 (0.24%)
46 Peru Peru 2.34 689 (0.47%)
47 North Korea North Korea 2.33 625 (0.29%)
48 Switzerland Switzerland 2.27 201 (0.36%)
50 Bhutan Bhutan 2.19 17 (0.39%)
51 Senegal Senegal 2.17 209 (0.25%)
52 Montenegro Montenegro 2.17 16 (0.27%)
53 Bangladesh Bangladesh 2.16 2,394 (0.30%)
54 Luxembourg Luxembourg 2.15 14 (0.44%)
55 Arab Emirates Arab Emirates 2.02 150 (1.07%)
56 Bolivia Bolivia 2.00 191 (0.30%)
57 Croatia Croatia 2.00 91 (0.19%)
58 France France 1.97 1,661 (0.36%)
Country Rate
59 BelgiumBelgium 1.87
60 MaldivesMaldives 1.87
61 GuatemalaGuatemala 1.85
62 GermanyGermany 1.84
63 IraqIraq 1.81
65 ChinaChina 1.73
66 JordanJordan 1.69
67 New ZealandNew Zealand 1.69
69 LesothoLesotho 1.61
71 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 1.59
70 GuyanaGuyana 1.59
73 ArgentinaArgentina 1.57
74 BahrainBahrain 1.56
75 EcuadorEcuador 1.53
77 MaltaMalta 1.53
76 NamibiaNamibia 1.53
79 MongoliaMongolia 1.46
80 SloveniaSlovenia 1.46
81 UzbekistanUzbekistan 1.45
83 BotswanaBotswana 1.42
84 LebanonLebanon 1.41
86 LibyaLibya 1.40
90 SpainSpain 1.35
89 KuwaitKuwait 1.35
92 AlgeriaAlgeria 1.30
93 SurinameSuriname 1.29
94 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 1.27
95 PolandPoland 1.26
96 ItalyItaly 1.14
99 CyprusCyprus 1.12
98 MalaysiaMalaysia 1.12
100 SlovakiaSlovakia 1.12
102 BulgariaBulgaria 1.09
103 OmanOman 1.09
105 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 1.04
106 SyriaSyria 1.04
108 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 1.01
110 TurkeyTurkey 0.97
112 GeorgiaGeorgia 0.94
113 Costa RicaCosta Rica 0.93
115 NetherlandsNetherlands 0.91
117 Bosnia/Herzeg.Bosnia/Herzeg. 0.89
118 BahamasBahamas 0.88
122 HungaryHungary 0.86
120 IsraelIsrael 0.86
121 ThailandThailand 0.86
124 Viet NamViet Nam 0.84
125 Sri LankaSri Lanka 0.83
127 ColombiaColombia 0.81
126 MauritiusMauritius 0.81
129 PanamaPanama 0.79
132 PortugalPortugal 0.76
135 SerbiaSerbia 0.75
138 HondurasHonduras 0.72
139 ArmeniaArmenia 0.70
141 ChileChile 0.64
142 AlbaniaAlbania 0.63
151 QatarQatar 0.54
157 MacedoniaMacedonia 0.45
162 SingaporeSingapore 0.39
169 JapanJapan 0.32

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Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.