How many teens use cocaine?

The chart below shows the percentage of teens who use cocaine.

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Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs for 8th Graders, 10th Graders, and 12th Graders; 2020 (in percent)*
Drug Time Period 8th Graders 10th Graders 12th Graders
Cocaine Lifetime 1.6 1.6 4.1
Past Year 0.5 1.1 2.9
Past Month 0.1 [0.4] 0.8
Crack Cocaine Lifetime 0.9 0.7 1.6
Past Year [0.2] 0.5 1.2
Past Month 0.1 0.3 0.4

Explore teen substance use trends over time, by grade and substance with an interactive chart featuring Monitoring the Future data from 2016 to present.

For more statistics on teen drug use, see NIDA’s Monitoring the Future study.