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

Smoking in Niue

There has been a downwards trend in current smoking prevalence in the general population in Niue according to WHO estimates. Smoking prevalence was just over 23% overall in 2000 and declined 11.5% in 2015, where it is projected to remain by 2025. For men the prevalence decreased from 34% in 2000 to 20% in 2015, with a further decrease to 14% projected by 2025. Women’s prevalence was 18% in 2000; this decreased to around 11% in 2015, and is projected to decrease slightly to around 8% by 2025. The WHO published prevalence trend estimates in tobacco smoking, as shown here, in their 2018 2nd edition report, which show slightly different smoking prevalence to the WHO country profiles. Data for the estimates are not age standardised, and were obtained from WHO databases. The trend lines are projections, not predictions, of future attainment. A projection indicates a likely endpoint if the country maintains its tobacco control efforts at the same level that it has implemented them to date. Therefore the impact of recent interventions could alter the expected endpoint shown in the projection. While the methods of estimation used in the first and second editions of the WHO report are the same, the volume of data available for the second edition is larger i.e. 200 more national surveys. The results presented are therefore more robust.

Heated Tobacco Products

in Niue

HTP is illegal to be marketed.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Niue

There is no information about regulations for e-cigarettes available. If you have an update please email it to the GSTHR team.

Snus

in Niue

No information about regulation of Snus is available for Niue.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Niue

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

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.