The 2020 Illicit Drug Harm Index (DHI 2020) provides a comprehensive evaluation of the costs of harmful illicit drug use.
11 February 2022
The Drug Harm Index has been corrected and republished following the identification of an error in the way some totals were calculated. Please direct any media enquiries to: [email protected]
Estimates of total harm and harm per kilogram of drug consumed are included. Illicit drugs potentially include legal drugs (such as medication) diverted to the illicit drug market and/or the misuse of medications and excludes alcohol and tobacco.