When it comes to drug-induced deaths in Europe, nowhere comes close to Estonia.
The small baltic state had 190.8 drug-induced deaths per million of the population in 2012, more than double second placed Norway. The reason for Estonia’s high death rate is an overdose boom caused by fentanyl, a synthetic form of heroin produced clandestinely in neighbouring Russia. For more infographics about Europe, read more in Statista’s latest Independent feature.
This chart shows drug-induced deaths per million of the population in 2012.
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