Opium production in Myanmar in 2011

An estimated 610 tonnes of opium was produced in Myanmar in 2011, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

Myanmar was the world’s second largest opium producer after Afghanistan in 2011.

(Additional statistics about heroin.)

Source:  Andrew R.C. Marshall, “Special Report: Myanmar declares war on opium,” Reuters, February 19, 2012.