war on drug statistics

War on Drugs Statistics

U.S. War on Drugs Statistics Data
Annual U.S. spending on the war on Drugs $51 Billion
Number of people arrested annually on nonviolent drug charges 1.53 million
Number of people arrested for a marijuana law violation annually 757,969
Percent of marijana law violations that were arrested for possession only 87 %
Number of people killed in Mexico’s drug war since 2006 70,000
Number of students who have lost federal financial aid eligibility because of a drug conviction 200,000
Number of people in the U.S. that die each year from an accidental drug overdose 31,758
Tax revenue that drug legalization would yield annually $46.7 billion
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Sources: U.S. Department of Justice, Trans-Border Institute, Global Commission on Drug Policy
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 29, 2017

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Number of U.S. Deportations by Year

Year Total Number Deported
2014 414,481
2013 438,421
2012 415,362
2011 368,712
2010 400,000
2009 387,000
2008 358,000
2007 318,000
2006 280,000
2005 245,000
2004 240,000
2003 210,000
2002 165,000
2001 186,000
2000 185,000
1999 175,000
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2015 Deportation Reason Number Percent
Convicted Criminals 225,390 55 %
Immigration Fugitives 10,423 3 %
Repeat Immigration Violators 86,405 21 %
Border Removal 69,957 17 %
Other Removable Aliens 17,674 4 %
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Sources: U.S. Immigrations Enforcement
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 15, 2016

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