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Data sourced: 2019.   Page updated: 2023-02-24

Prevalence

Adult current tobacco smoking prevalence:
38.9%
1
Adult current tobacco smoking prevalence (female):
35.3%
1
Adult current tobacco smoking prevalence (male):
42.5%
1
Adult daily tobacco smoking prevalence:
36%
2 A
Adult daily tobacco smoking prevalence (female):
27%
2 A
Adult daily tobacco smoking prevalence (male):
44%
2 A
Number of current smokers:
2.3 million
3
Number of daily smokers:
2.2 million
4 B
References:
  1. WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco use 2000-2025, third edition. (2019). World Health Organization. https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/who-global-report-on-trends-in-prevalence-of-tobacco-use-2000-2025-third-edition.
  2. Special Eurobarometer 458. Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes. 2017. Available at :http://data.europa.eu/euodp/en/data/dataset/S2146_87_1_458_ENG
  3. 1. WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco use 2000-2025, third edition. (2019). World Health Organization. https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/who-global-report-on-trends-in-prevalence-of-tobacco-use-2000-2025-third-edition. 2. Calculation based on population size data of people over 15 years of age (16+). Source of population data: World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  4. 1. Special Eurobarometer 458. Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes. 2017. Available at :http://data.europa.eu/euodp/en/data/dataset/S2146_87_1_458_ENG 2. Calculation based on population size data of people over 15 years of age (16+). Source of population data: World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
Comments:
  1. Calculated using Eurobarometer QB1 for current smoking & QB4aT for gender & frequency of smoking any tobacco item.
  2. Calculated using Eurobarometer QB1 for current smoking & QB4aT for gender & frequency of smoking any tobacco item. World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/

Smoking-related mortality

Annual number of deaths attributable to tobacco smoking:
17.1 thousand
1
Annual number of deaths attributable to tobacco smoking (female):
4.5 thousand
1
Annual number of deaths attributable to tobacco smoking (male):
12.6 thousand
1
Annual percentage of all deaths attributable to tobacco smoking:
18.65%
1
Annual percentage of all deaths attributable to tobacco smoking (female):
8.4%
1
Annual percentage of all deaths attributable to tobacco smoking (male):
22.3%
1
References:
  1. The Tobacco Atlas. Available at: https://tobaccoatlas.org/topic/deaths/ Data source: GBD 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators.
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