Table 1

The average defined daily doses (DDDs) of opioids in each main region in 2011–2013

RegionAverage DDD7
North America31 453
West and Central Europe9320
Southeast Europe1100
South America347
West Asia202
East and Southeast Asia189
East Europe106
Central America94
South Asia11
Global average level3027
  • DDD is shown as the value per million people per day.