Drug Abuse: By the Numbers

Estimated Drug Users in the Philippines: 1.3 Million (2012)

Profile of Drug Users

Mean Age:  20-29 years old
Ratio of Male is to Female Users: 10:1
Civil Status: Married
Employment Status: Employed
Educational Attainment: High School Level

Nature of Drug Use: Poly drug use

Commonly Abused Substances:

(1) Methamphetamine Hydrochloride (Shabu)
(2) Cannabis (Marijuana)
(3) Inhalants (Contact Cement)

* Figure estimates from the  2012 Household Survey on the Nature and Extent of Drug Abuse in the Philippines conducted by the DDB with the Philippine Normal University.




Posted 7 years ago | Edited 7 years ago