11.1% of the adult population are current smokers

There are approximately 1.3 million current smokers in Guatemala

21.1% of men are current smokers but only 1.6% of women

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Data sourced: 2024.   Page updated: 2024-04-08

Smoking in Guatemala

Current adult tobacco smoking prevalence is 11.1%. (with 1.6% of women and 21.1% of men). The number of daily smokers in Guatemala is 362859. The prevalence of daily tobacco smoking among adults is 3.7%. 2817 people in Guatemala die from tobacco smoking-related diseases each year. The mortality rate associated with tobacco smoking is 3.45%.



2817 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in Guatemala.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Guatemala

There is no specific law regarding e-cigarettes. If you have an update please e-mail the GSTHR team.

Heated Tobacco Products

in Guatemala

HTP is allowed. HTP is legal to market.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Guatemala

In Guatemala it is legal to purchase nicotine without using NRT prescription. NRT is legal to market. You can buy NRT in Pharmacy.


in Guatemala

Snus is allowed. Snus is legal to use.


in Guatemala

Pouches are allowed.

The GSTHR database is updated regularly by our team. However, please be aware that the information we provide does not constitute legal advice. We cannot guarantee that the information is up to date or accurate, as the regulatory status of different product categories can change at short notice and with little publicity. If you wish to check the legal status of use or possession of any safer nicotine product in a specific country or region, you should verify the information independently. If you have reason to think that the information supplied on the GSTHR is inaccurate, please contact us with details and any references and we will rectify any errors.