States With the Most Drug Overdose Deaths in 2020

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15. Indiana
> 2020 overdose fatality: 34 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 2,268)
> 2019 overdose fatality: 25 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 1,704)
> 2015 overdose fatality: 18 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 1,232)
> Average deaths a year, 2015-2019: 23 per 10,000 people — 17th most (total average overdose deaths: 1,578 a year)
> Pct. change in overdose deaths, 2019-2020: 33.1% — 24th largest increase
> Pct. change in overdose deaths, 2015-2020: 84.1% — 15th largest increase
> Population: 6,732,219

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14. Florida
> 2020 overdose fatality: 35 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 7,555)
> 2019 overdose fatality: 26 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 5,524)
> 2015 overdose fatality: 16 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 3,352)
> Average deaths a year, 2015-2019: 23 per 10,000 people — 20th most (total average overdose deaths: 4,850 a year)
> Pct. change in overdose deaths, 2019-2020: 36.8% — 16th largest increase
> Pct. change in overdose deaths, 2015-2020: 125.4% — 3rd largest increase
> Population: 21,477,737

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13. Arizona
> 2020 overdose fatality: 36 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 2,644)
> 2019 overdose fatality: 27 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 1,981)
> 2015 overdose fatality: 17 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 1,267)
> Average deaths a year, 2015-2019: 22 per 10,000 people — 21st most (total average overdose deaths: 1,585 a year)
> Pct. change in overdose deaths, 2019-2020: 33.5% — 23rd largest increase
> Pct. change in overdose deaths, 2015-2020: 108.7% — 8th largest increase
> Population: 7,278,717

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12. Maine
> 2020 overdose fatality: 36 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 490)
> 2019 overdose fatality: 27 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 362)
> 2015 overdose fatality: 20 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 267)
> Average deaths a year, 2015-2019: 26 per 10,000 people — 13th most (total average overdose deaths: 347 a year)
> Pct. change in overdose deaths, 2019-2020: 35.4% — 18th largest increase
> Pct. change in overdose deaths, 2015-2020: 83.5% — 16th largest increase
> Population: 1,344,212

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11. Rhode Island
> 2020 overdose fatality: 37 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 396)
> 2019 overdose fatality: 30 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 317)
> 2015 overdose fatality: 30 deaths for every 100,000 people (total: 319)
> Average deaths a year, 2015-2019: 31 per 10,000 people — 8th most (total average overdose deaths: 329 a year)
> Pct. change in overdose deaths, 2019-2020: 24.9% — 18th smallest increase
> Pct. change in overdose deaths, 2015-2020: 24.1% — 6th smallest increase
> Population: 1,059,361