Prevalence of Opioid Use and Related Mortality in Russia

"Revised data for the Russian Federation indicate annual prevalence of the use of opioids to be 2.3 per cent and the annual prevalence of heroin use: 1.4 per cent.61 Of the 9,263 drug-related deaths reported in 2010, 6,324 were attributed to opioid use."


UNODC, World Drug Report 2012, United Nations publication, Sales No. E.12.XI.1.