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Coca Cultivation in the Andes

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U.S. Government Estimate:

1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
Colombia
34,000
42,400
40,100
37,500
37,100
39,700
44,700
50,900
57,200
79,500
101,800
122,500
136,200
169,800
144,400
113,850
114,000
144,000
Peru
115,530
121,685
121,300
120,800
129,100
108,800
108,600
115,300
94,400
68,800
51,000
38,700
34,100
34,000
36,600
31,150
27,500
38,000
Bolivia
48,925
52,900
50,300
47,900
45,500
47,200
48,100
48,600
48,100
45,800
38,000
21,800
14,600
19,900
21,600
23,200
24,600
26,500
Total
198,455
216,985
211,700
206,200
211,700
195,700
201,400
214,800
199,700
194,100
190,800
183,000
184,900
223,700
202,600
168,200
166,100
208,500

United Nations Estimate:

1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
Colombia
45,000
51,000
67,000
79,000
102,000
160,000
163,000
145,000
102,000
86,000
80,000
86,000
Peru
108,600
115,300
94,400
68,800
51,000
38,700
43,400
46,200
46,700
44,200
50,300
48,200
Bolivia
48,100
48,600
48,100
45,800
38,000
21,800
14,600
19,900
24,400
23,600
27,700
25,400
Total
201,700
214,900
209,500
193,600
191,000
220,500
221,000
211,100
173,100
153,800
158,000
159,600

Attempted Coca Cultivation (coca cultivation plus fumigation) in the Andes, 1996-2004:

 

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

Uneradicated Coca Colombia

57,200

79,500

101,800

122,500

136,200

169,800

144,400

113,850

114,000

144,000

Eradication Colombia

5,600

19,000

31,123*

43,246

47,371

84,251

122,695

132,817

136,555

171,400

Uneradicated Coca Peru

94,400

68,800

51,000

38,700

34,100

34,000

36,000

31,150

27,500

38,000

Eradication Peru

1,259

3,462

7,825

13,800

6,200

3,900

7,000

11,313

10,339

12,200

Uneradicated Coca Bolivia

48,100

45,800

38,000

21,800

14,600

19,900

24,400

28,450

24,600

26,500

Eradication Bolivia

7,512

7,026

11,621

16,999

7,653

9,435

11,839

10,000

8,437

6,000

 

214,071

223,588

241,369

257,045

246,124

321,286

346,334

327,580

 321,431

398,100

*Data unreliable. Average of previous and subsequent years.

Increase 1996-2005: 86.0%

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