Which Country Has the Most Drug-trafficking Crimes?

Number of Drug-trafficking Crimes, 2012
Law & Crime | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 34 countries in 2012, Turkey ranked the highest in number of drug-trafficking crimes with 84,528 followed by Germany and United Kingdom. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 92.0, Montenegro with 147 and Malta with 203.

Data for more countries are available at Number of Drug-trafficking Crimes indicator page.

Number of Drug-trafficking Crimes Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Belgium ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 13,202 14,220 14,852 14,953 14,732
Croatia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8,346 7,952 7,882 7,063 7,784
Finland ... ... 4,837 5,115 5,659 7,267 7,566
France ... ... 5,792 5,797 6,128 6,007 5,869
Germany ... ... 64,865 64,093 55,905 50,965 49,622
Greece ... 9,600 9,271 11,861 12,335 10,010
Italy ... 32,306 34,439 34,082 34,101 32,761
Netherlands ... 20,035 19,560 18,875 18,580 17,325
Norway ... 19,156 19,086 17,547 18,616 21,954
Serbia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5,505 5,414 6,049 5,500 5,573
Spain ... ... 12,711 14,098 14,564 14,343 14,391
Sweden ... ... ... 6,449 6,918 7,997 8,192 10,321
Switzerland ... 6,296 6,297 7,317 18,346 19,086
Turkey ... 14,647 26,539 27,050 53,990 81,060
United Kingdom ... 37,915 38,680 40,807 43,792 40,236