Drug demand and supply

This booklet constitutes the second chapter of the World Drug Report 2019. It provides a global overview of the extent of and trends in drug use, including drug use disorders, and its health consequences, and examines the global extent of deaths and years of “healthy” life lost attributable to drug use. The present booklet also examines drug use, infectious diseases and the provision of prevention and treatment services in prison settings. The final section of the booklet contains a global overview of the latest estimates of and trends in drug cultivation, production and trafficking of drugs, including on the Internet via the darknet.