Number of Drug Users in America
How many drug users are there in America?
In 2008, an estimated 20.1 million Americans aged 12 or older were found to be illicit drug users. This is based on results from the 2008 National Survey in Drug Use and Health conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the US Department of Health and Human Services. This figure represents 8% of the population aged 12 and above.