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Data sourced: 2023.   Page updated: 2023-05-17


Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence:
Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence (female):
Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence (male):
Ever tried e-cigarette vaping:
2 A
Number of current vapers:
349.7 thousand
  1. Ministry of Health and Welfare’s Health Promotion Administration (HPA), Jul. 2021
  2. Chen, Y.L., et al. (2018) E-Cigarette use in a country with prevalent tobacco smoking: A population based study in Taiwan. Journal of Epidemiology, 2018. doi: 10.2188/jea.JE20170300. [Epub ahead of print].
  3. 1. Ministry of Health and Welfare’s Health Promotion Administration (HPA), Jul. 2021 2. Calculation based on population size data of people over 15 years of age (16+). Source of population data: World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  1. Data is from the National survey of substance use in Taiwan 2014. Current = past year use, Ever tried = lifetime use.


Regulatory status:
1 A
  1. Taiwan’s Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act. https://law.moj.gov.tw/ENG/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?pcode=L0070021
  1. Liao, G. (2023, March 22). Vaping now illegal in Taiwan, punishable by NT$10,000 fine. Taiwan News. https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4843474
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