Annual cannabis use by country

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This is a list of the annual prevalence of cannabis use by country (including some territories) as a percentage of the population aged 15–64 (unless otherwise indicated). The indicator is an "annual prevalence" rate which is the percentage of the youth and adult population who have consumed the drug at least once in the past survey year.

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The primary source of information is the World Drug Report 2011 (WDR 2011),[1] some older numbers are from the World Drug Report 2006 (WDR 2006),[2] published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Country or entity Annual prevalence
(percent)
Year Sources, notes
 Afghanistan 4.3 2010 [1]
 Albania 1.8 2006 [1]
 Algeria 5.7 2006 [1]
 American Samoa 7.0 2007 [1]
 Andorra 14.6 2008 [1]
 Angola 2.1 1999 [2]
 Antigua and Barbuda 10.6 2005 [1]
 Argentina 7.2 2006 [1]
 Armenia 3.5 2003 [1]
 Australia 10.6 2007 [1]
 Austria 3.5 2008 [1]
 Azerbaijan 3.5 2004 [1]
 Bahamas 5.5 2008 [1]
 Bahrain 0.4 [2] (tentative estimate)
 Bangladesh 3.3 2004 [1] (15-54)
 Barbados 8.3 2006 [1] (12-65)
 Belarus 1.1 2007 [1]
 Belgium 5.1 2008 [1]
 Belize 8.5 2005 [1] (12-65)
 Bolivia 4.3 2007 [1] (12-65)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.8 2008 [1]
 Brazil 2.6 2005 [1] (12-65)
 Brunei Darussalam 0.02 1996 [2]
 Bulgaria 2.5 2008 [1]
 Burkina Faso 2.9 2006 [1]
 Cambodia 3.5 2003 [1]
 Canada 12.6 2009 [1]
 Cape Verde 8.1 2004 [1]
 Chad 0.9 1995 [2]
 Chile 4.6 2010 [3]
 Colombia 2.3 2008 [1] (12-65)
 Comoros 2.9 2002 [1]
 Costa Rica 1.0 2006 [1] (12-70)
 Croatia 5.2 2007 [1]
 Cyprus 4.4 2009 [1]
 Czech Republic 15.2 2008 [1]
 Denmark 5.5 2008 [1] (16-64)
 Dominica 10.8 2006 [1]
 Dominican Republic 0.3 2008 [1]
 Ecuador 0.7 2007 [1]
 Egypt 6.2 2006 [1]
 El Salvador 0.4 2005 [1] (12-65)
 England and  Wales 6.6 2010 [1] (16-59)
 Estonia 6.0 2008 [1]
 Ethiopia 2.6 1999 [2]
 Faroe Islands 2.2 2007 [1]
 Fiji 5.1 2004 [1]
 Finland 3.1 2008 [1]
 France 8.6 2005 [1]
 Georgia 2.7 2009 [1]
 Germany 4.8 2009 [1] (18-64)
 Ghana 21.5 1998 [2]
 Gibraltar 5.2 2008 [1]
 Greece 1.7 2004 [1]
 Greenland 7.6 2003 [1]
 Grenada 10.8 2005 [1]
 Guam 18.4 2007 [1]
 Guatemala 4.8 2005 [1]
 Guyana 2.6 2002 [1]
 Haiti 1.4 2005 [1]
 Honduras 0.8 2005 [1]
 Hong Kong 0.4 2008 [1]
 Hungary 2.3 2007 [1] (18-64)
 Iceland 3.4 2007 [1]
 India 3.2 2000 [2]
 Indonesia 0.4 2008 [1]
 Iran 4.2 1999 [2]
 Ireland 6.3 2007 [1]
 Isle of Man 9.4 2007 [1]
 Israel 8.9 2008 [1] (18-40)
 Italy 14.6 2008 [1]
 Jamaica 9.9 2006 [1]
 Japan 0.1 2002 [2]
 Jordan 2.1 2001 [1]
 Kazakhstan 4.2 2003 [1]
 Kenya 2.1 2007 [1] (15-65)
 Kuwait 3.1 2005 [1]
 Kyrgyzstan 6.4 2001 [1]
 Laos 0.9 2008 [1]
 Latvia 4.9 2007 [1]
 Lebanon 1.9 2009 [1]
 Libya 0.05 1998 [2]
 Liechtenstein 8.6 2005 [1]
 Lithuania 5.6 2008 [1]
 Luxembourg 7.6 2003 [1]
 Macau 0.7 2003 [1]
 Macedonia 0.6 2008 [1]
 Madagascar 9.1 2004 [1]
 Malaysia 1.6 2003 [1]
 Maldives 0.5 1994 [2]
 Mali 7.8 1995 [2]
 Malta 4.5 2007 [1]
 Marshall Islands 5.5 2007 [1]
 Mauritius 3.9 2004 [1] (15-54)
 Mexico 1.2 2011 [4] (12-65)
 Moldova 0.9 2008 [1]
 Monaco 8.9 2007 [1]
 Montenegro 0.2 2008 [1]
 Morocco 4.2 2004 [1]
 Myanmar 0.9 2005 [1]
 Namibia 3.9 2000 [1]
   Nepal 3.2 1998 [2]
 Netherlands 5.4 2005 [1]
 New Caledonia 1.9 [2] (tentative estimate)
 New Zealand 14.6 2008 [1] (16-64)
 Nicaragua 1.1 2006 [1] (12-65)
 Nigeria 14.3 2008 [1]
 Northern Ireland (UK) 7.2 2007 [1]
 Northern Mariana Islands 22.2 2007 [1]
 Norway 4.6 2004 [1]
 Oman 0.1 1999 [2]
 Pakistan 3.9 2000 [1]
 Palau 24.2 2007 [1]
 Panama 3.6 2003 [1] (12-65)
 Papua New Guinea 29.5 1995 [2]
 Paraguay 1.6 2005 [1]
 Peru 0.7 2006 [1] (12-64)
 Philippines 0.8 2008 [1]
 Poland 2.7 2006 [1]
 Portugal 3.3 2007 [1]
 Puerto Rico 4.9 2005 [1]
 Qatar 0.1 1996 [2]
 South Korea 0.3 2004 [1]
 Romania 0.4 2007 [1]
 Russian Federation 3.5 2007 [1]
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 11.7 2006 [1]
 Saint Lucia 9.0 2006 [1]
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.1 2006 [1]
 Saudi Arabia 0.3 2006 [1]
 Scotland 8.4 2009 [1] (16-64)
 Senegal 2.8 1999 [2]
 Serbia 4.1 2006 [1]
 Sierra Leone 16.1 1996 [2]
 Singapore 0.004 2004 [2]
 Slovakia 6.9 2006 [1]
 Slovenia 4.1 2007 [1]
 Somalia 2.5 2002 [1]
 South Africa 4.3 2008 [1]
 Spain 10.6 2010 [1]
 Sri Lanka 1.5 2000 [1]
 Suriname 4.3 2007 [1] (12-65)
 Sweden 1.2 2008 [1]
  Switzerland 3.4 2008 [1]
 Syria 2 2002 [2] (tentative estimate)
 Taiwan 0.3 2005 [1] (12-64)
 Tajikistan 3.4 1998 [2]
 Tanzania 0.2 1999 [2] (tentative estimate)
 Thailand 1.2 2007 [1] (12-65)
 Togo 1.0 2009 [1]
 Trinidad and Tobago 4.7 2006 [1]
 Turkey 1.9 2003 [1]
 Turks and Caicos Islands 5.4 2002 [1]
 Uganda 1.4 [2] (tentative estimate)
 Ukraine 2.5 2007 [1]
 United Arab Emirates 5.4 2006 [1]
 Uruguay 6.0 2006 [1] (12-65)
 United States 13.7 2009 [1]
 Uzbekistan 4.2 2003 [1]
 Vanuatu 0.1 1997 [2]
 Venezuela 0.9 2005 [1]
 Viet Nam 0.3 2002 [1]
 Zambia 9.5 2004 [1]
 Zimbabwe 6.9 2000 [1]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z World Drug Report 2006. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Cannabis stats are from Chapter 6.1.3. Consumption: Annual prevalence of Cannabis, p. 386. "Sources: Annual Reports Questionnaires, Government Reports, US Department of State, European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Abuse (EMCDDA)."
  3. ^ Prevalencia de consumo de marihuana por mes. SENDA
  4. ^ "US/Mexico Summit Looks At Legalization, Research". California Norml. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 

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