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Published: 15 November 2011

Table 8: Production, seizures, price and purity of cocaine and crack cocaine
  Cocaine powder (hydrochloride) Crack (cocaine base) (1)

(1) Due to the small set of countries reporting information, data should be interpreted with caution.
(2) UNODC estimates this figure to be equivalent to 431 to 562 tonnes of pure cocaine.
(3) The total amount of cocaine seized in 2009 is likely to be underestimated, largely due to the lack of recent data for the Netherlands, a country reporting relatively large seizures up to 2007. In the absence of 2008 and 2009 data, values for the Netherlands cannot be included in European estimates for 2009.
(4) Range of the middle half of the reported data. 

NB:
All data are for 2009; n.a., data not available.

Sources:
UNODC (2011), World drug report 2011, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna.
Reitox national focal points for European data.

Global production estimate
(tonnes)
786–1 054 n.a.
Global quantities seized
(tonnes)
732 (2) n.a.
Quantity seized (tonnes)
EU and Norway
(Including Croatia and Turkey) (3)
49
(49)
0.09
(0.09)
Number of seizures
EU and Norway
(Including Croatia and Turkey)

98 500
(99 000)

7 500
(7 500)
Mean retail price (EUR per gram)
Range
(Interquartile range) (4)

45–104
(50.2–78.2)

55–70

Mean purity (%)
Range
(Interquartile range) (4)


18–51
(25.0–38.7)

6–75

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