How many drug addicts are there in Malaysia?

How many drug addicts are there in Malaysia?

The numbers here reflect the per case numbers. According to the source, ‘per case’ data refers to those who have one or more offences in the current year….Breakdown of drug addicts in Malaysia from 2013 to 2020, by gender.

Characteristic Male Female
2020 19,669 974
2019 24,949 1,131
2018 24,314 953
2017 24,926 996

What is the percentage of drug users?

Substance Abuse Statistics. Among Americans aged 12 years and older, 31.9 million are current illegal drug users (used within the last 30 days). 11.7% of Americans 12 and over use illegal drugs. 53 million or 19.4% of people 12 and over have used illegal drugs or misused prescription drugs within the last year.

Does Malaysia have a high crime rate?

Crime index ratio per 100,000 population for Malaysia in 2019 improved to 256.6 as compared to 273.8 in 2018. The crime index ratio for all states declined except for Pulau Pinang (3.7%), Sarawak (4.2%) and Terengganu (1.3%).

What is drug trafficking?

Generally, drug trafficking means production, distribution and sale of illegal drugs. Historically, it is possible to talk about appearance of illegal drug trade around the beginning of the 19th century.

What are the causes of drug trafficking?

Causes Of Drug Trafficking

  • The Demand For Drugs. According to the US Department of Justice, the number of drug users in the United States is over 18 million.
  • The Supply Of Drugs. The supply of drugs is also a major cause of drug trafficking.
  • Corruption.
  • Easy Money And Power.

What percentage of drugs become addicted?

Even for drugs known for their dependence liability (such as heroin, cocaine and tobacco) the proportion of drug users who became dependent was in a range of 20–40% (Anthony et al., 1994; Hart, 2013).

What is the most crime in Malaysia?

According to the Royal Malaysia Police in 2014, the cities and towns with the highest number of criminal cases (in descending order) were Petaling Jaya, Johor Bahru, Bukit Mertajam, Ipoh and Kuantan.