Stimulant Statistics: Market Report & Data

Statistic 1

"Approximately 1.6 million adults in the U.S reported prescription stimulant misuse in 2017."

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Statistic 2

"In 2019, more than 2.7 million new users introduced psychostimulants like Adderall."

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"Global market of central nervous stimulants is expected to reach 11.6 billion USD by 2027."

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"Stimulant use disorder affects about 0.3% of people at some point in their life."

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"Over 1.4 million people were referred to an Emergency Department (ED) for a diagnosis related to stimulant abuse in 2011."

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"Approximately 116,000 adolescents (age 12-17) had a stimulant use disorder in 2018."

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"Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimated that about 540,000 people aged 12 or older in 2018 were using methamphetamine."

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"According to a National Survey on Drug Use and Health, close to a million Americans misused prescription stimulants for the first time in 2016."

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"Over 11% of kids/adolescents aged between 4-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD, the disorder commonly treated with psycho-stimulants (2016)."

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Statistic 10

"Approximately 5% of college students reportedly misuse stimulant medication."

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