12.2% of the adult population are current smokers

There are approximately 68,224 current smokers in Guyana

22.1% of men are current smokers but only 2.2% of women

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Data sourced: 2019.   Page updated: 2022-09-02

Smoking in Guyana

There are 68,224 current smokers in Guyana. Adult tobacco smoking prevalence is at 12.2% (with 2.2% of women and 22.1% of men). 511 people in Guyana die from tobacco smoking-related diseases each year. The mortality rate associated with tobacco smoking is 9.88%



511 people in Guyana die from tobacco smoking-related diseases each year.

Heated Tobacco Products

in Guyana

You can't advertise HTP in Guyana.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Guyana

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


in Guyana

No information about regulation of Snus is available for Guyana.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Guyana

There is no information about using NRT

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