95 percent of all drug arrests in Nigeria in 2009 were for outgoing heroin and cocaine trafficking, according to the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime.
According to the 2011 International Narcotics Control Strategy released by the US State Department, there are between 30,000 to 100,000…
16 million people in the United States, or 6.4 percent of the population, abused prescription drugs in 2009. The abuse of tranquilizers, pain relievers, and sedatives were up from the 15.2 million who abused the drugs in 2008. By comparison, the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board found that 4.8 million Americans abused cocaine in 2009.
In Fiscal Year 2010, the United States Customs and Border Patrol seized 110 tons of cocaine from entering the country, up from the 61 tons seized in 2009.
There were an estimated 1.6 million cocaine users in the United States in 2009, down from the estimated 2.1 million cocaine users in 2007.
Amount of cocaine seized in New Zealand from 2008 to 2010.
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.
According to the US Office of National Drug Control Policy, Bolivia produced 195 metric tons of cocaine in 2009 and Peru produced 225 metric tons of cocaine in 2009.
In 2010, nearly 15 percent of people between the ages of 18 to 34 in the United Kingdom tried cocaine at least once during their lifetime. 6.2 percent of those between the ages of 15 to 34 in 2010 reported to have used cocaine within the past year.
Prescription drug abuse in the United States led to 27,658 overdose deaths in 2007. The total number of deaths from prescription drugs were higher than the overdose deaths of heroin and cocaine combined, according to the US Center for Disease Control.