Republic of Korea

Competent National Authority(2)

Director
Narcotics Policy Division
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF)
Osong Health Technology
Administration Complex 187
Osongsaengmyeong-2ro, Osong-eup
Cheongwon-Gun, Chungbuk-do
363-700, Republic of Korea

Tel: 82 43 719 2801-2816
Fax: 82 43 719 2800
E-mail: narcotics@korea.kr

 

Consumption Data At-A-Glance

The links below provide the opioid consumption data trends from 1980 to 2014 in milligrams per capita and morphine equivalence (ME) milligrams per capita, as reported to the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).

WHO Region
WPRO
Population
50293000
Single Convention 1961
Yes
As Amended 1961/72
Yes

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  1. World Health Organization. World Health Statistics: 2016. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2017. United Nations. Population, Health, and Environment Data and Estimates for the Countries and Regions of the World. Population Reference Bureau; 2016.
  2. United Nations. Competent National Authorities Under the International Drug Control Treaties, 2015. New York, NY: United Nations; 2016.
  3. International Narcotics Control Board. Narcotic Drugs: Estimated World Requirements for 2017 - Statistics for 2015. New York, NY: United Nations; 2017.