Amount of Cocaine Produced in Colombia in 2009

270 tons of cocaine was produced in Colombia in 2009, according to the US Office of National Drug Control Policy.

The 2009 amount was lower then the 280 tons produced in 2008 and the 700 tons produced in 2001.

95 percent of the cocaine consumed in the United States is produced in Colombia.

(Additional cocaine facts and data.)

Source: Heather Walsh, “Colombia Cocaine Output Fell Last Year Amid Spraying, U.S. Drug Czar Says,” Bloomberg, December 9, 2010.