20.6% of the adult population are current smokers

There are approximately 3.2 million current smokers in Madagascar

39.5% of men are current smokers but only 1.7% of women

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Data sourced: 2022.   Page updated: 2023-04-17

Smoking in Madagascar

The prevalence of current tobacco smoking among adults is 20.6% (including 1.7% of women and 39.5% of men). 8,787 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in Madagascar. The mortality rate associated with tobacco smoking is 5.7%



In Madagascar, 8,787 people die each year due to tobacco smoking.

Heated Tobacco Products

in Madagascar

HTP is illegal to be marketed.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Madagascar

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


in Madagascar

Snus is banned.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Madagascar

In Madagascar is legal to purchase nicotine without prescription to using NRT. Advertising NRT is allowed. You can buy NRT in Pharmacy.

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