Heroin and Crack Users in the UK in 2009-2010

There are an estimated 306,150 people in England who were dealing with heroin addiction and crack cocaine addiction. 103,185 addicts were injecting themselves with the drug.

The number of reported drug users is down from the peak of 332,100 users that was reported in 2005 – 2006.

(More crime in the United Kingdom statistics.)

Source: Press Association, “Fall in heroin and crack users,” Google News, September 3, 2011.