animal abuse statistics

Animal Abuse Statistics

Animal Abuse Statistics Data
Average number of animal abuse / cruelty cases reported in the media each year 1,920
Percent of animal abuse cases that involved dogs 60 %
Percent of animal abuse cases that involved cats 18 %
Percent of animal abuse cases that involved other animals 22 %
Percent of dog abuse cases that involved pit bulls 26 %
Most Common Type of Animal Abuse Percent of Reported Cases
Neglect / Abandonment 32 %
Shooting 11 %
Hoarding (When too many animals are kept in unsanitary conditions) 13 %
Beating 8 %
Fighting 9 %
Stabbing 5 %
Mutilation / Torture 5 %
Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation 3 %
Other 2 %
Burning 2 %
Poisoning 10 %
Other Animal Abuse Statistics Data
Number of mice, rates, dogs, cats, rabbit, monkeys, and other animals killed in US laboratories each year 100,000,000
Number of animals that fall victim to animal hoarding each year 250,000
Percent of fur clothing in the United States that comes from China 54 %
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Sources: Statistic Brain Research Institute
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 23, 2017

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illegal illicit drug use statistics

Illicit Drug Use Statistics

Illicit Drug Statistics Data
Annual spending on cocaine, heroin, pot and meth $105,000,000,000
Annual number of people who try an illicit drug for the first time 2,950,000
Annual number of emergency-room visits related to drug use 2,550,000
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Drug Price Users 10 Year Increase Addictiveness * Emergency Care
Hallucinogens
Ecstasy $25 per pill 2,600,000 23 % 20 22,000
Marijuana $18 per gram 32,000,000 25 % 30 456,000
PCP $13 per gram 172,000 - 21 % 30 76,0000
Inhalants $10 per spray can 1,700,000 - 18 % 18 10,000
LSD $5 per paper strip 1,100,000 89 % 0 5,000
Opioids
Heroin $93 per gram 669,000 113 % 80 258,000
Oxycodone $29 per pill 1,500,000 22 % 40 151,000
Stimulants
Methamphetamine $98 per gram 1,200,000 - 28 % 75 103,000
Cocaine $73 per gram 3,800,000 - 17 % 50 130,000
Crack $20 per rock 921,000 - 34 % 100 375,000
Tranquilizers
Benzodiazepines $6 per pill 6,100,000 20 % 50 358,000
*Addictiveness 0 = Least, 100 = Most
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Sources: Department of Justice, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, London School of Economics
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 5, 2017

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