6.2% of the adult population are current smokers

There are approximately 520,330 current smokers in Chad

11.1% of men are current smokers but only 1.4% of women

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Data sourced: 2022.   Page updated: 2023-10-10

Smoking in Chad

Current adult tobacco smoking prevalence is 6.2%. (with 1.4% of women and 11.1% of men). There are 531600 daily smokers in Chad. Daily tobacco smoking prevalence is at 7.5%. 3523 people in Chad die from tobacco smoking-related diseases each year. tobacco smoking-related health problems account for 3.11% of deaths.



3523 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in Chad.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Chad

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

Heated Tobacco Products

in Chad

You can't advertise HTP in Chad.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Chad

There is currently no information about using NRT.


in Chad

There is currently no information about using snus.


in Chad

There is currently no information about using pouches.

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