Drug Use in Sydney, Australia in 2009

According to the New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, arrests for cocaine increased by 55 percent in 2009, with 753 people arrested compared to 486 in 2008.

In addition, 65 percent of all drug users used cocaine in 2009, compared to 50 percent in 2008.

(More crime in Australia statistics.)

Source:  Daily Telegraph, “Drug arrests up as Sydney gripped by cocaine fever,” Herald Sun,  April 19, 2010.