World Situation with Regard to Drug Abuse

Published by
United Nations Economic and Social Council

This report contains a summary of the information available to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on the extent of drug use and its health consequences.

The report includes information on:

  • Emerging drig trends
  • Challenges in understanding trends in drug use
  • Extent of drug use
  • Consequences of drug use
  • Impact of COVID-19 on drug use
  • Demand reduction and related measures