The Heaviest smokers in the world

Global ranking of the world’s heaviest smokers, measured by the number of cigarettes smoked per person per year.

The world’s heaviest smokers (Atlas Tobacco)

Now in its sixth edition, the Tobacco Atlas draws on data from the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Bank, among others, to create the definitive global report on tobacco consumption, production, marketing and impacts.

The 10 lightest and heaviest smokers

These countries smoke the least and the most cigarettes per capita.

the heaviest smokers

The number of cigarettes smoked worldwide is decreasing. Around 5.7 trillion (5,700,000,000,000) cigarettes were smoked worldwide in 2016. Tobacco will kill one billion (1,000,000,000) people this century if no action is taken to prevent the world’s health conditions. such as cancer, heart disease, stroke and chronic lung disease among other non-communicable diseases. Lower socioeconomic groups tend to smoke more. Eight out of 10 of the world’s heaviest smokers are European countries.

The population of China smokes more than 40% of all cigarettes in the world. Cigarette consumption is expected to increase in many low- and middle-income countries.

For example, the number of tobacco smokers is expected to increase by 24 million in Indonesia and 7 million in Nigeria from 2015 to 2025. Andorra, Luxembourg and Belarus are the heaviest smoking countries in Europe. Argentina, Canada and the USA are the heaviest countries. Countries that smoke in the Americas. China, Mongolia and Papua New Guinea are the heaviest smoking countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria are the heaviest smoking countries in Africa. Jordan, Syria and Lebanon are the heaviest smoking countries in the Middle East.

Cigarette consumption by country – full rating

The table below ranks the countries of the world according to the number of cigarettes smoked per person per year, aged 15 and over.

The data is from 2016 and includes estimates of machine-made cigarettes and roll-your-own cigarettes sold legally.

Some countries may have been omitted due to insufficient data.

Cigarette consumption country ranking 1 Andorra 6,398.302 Luxembourg 6,330.873 Belarus 2,911.304 North Macedonia 2,784.935 Albania 2,491.606 Belgium 2,440.887 Czech Republic 9610 Syria 2,291.7411 Slovenia 2,236.4812 Greece 2,078.551 3 Hungary 2,060.3414 China 2,043.0115 Lebanon 2,037.5416 Armenia 1, 985.6717 Mongolia 1,982.4518 Cyprus1,961.3519 Austria1,926.9520 Georgia1,917.7221 Serbia1,898.5722 Ukraine1,849.4123 Kazakhstan18400S180001,849.4123Kazakhstan182400S1,2400S1,2400S1,18000 S1,1800000000, 767.1626 Estonia 1,759.9127 Bulgaria 1,757.2528 Moldova 1,747.2229 Papua New Guinea 1,689.3030 Indonesia 1,675.4931 South Korea1, 667.3932 Germany1,599.5233 Japan1,583.1634 Tunisia1,579.9535 Croatia1,578.8836 Malta1,527.9037 Azerbaijan1,525.5738 Slovakia1,400 Italy1,400,9490 Italy 93.2741 Switzerland1 489.8042 Samoa 1,470.6543 Holland 1,459.8744 Egypt 1,449.4145 Solomon Islands 1,419.1346 Kuwait 1, 412.6847 Kiribati 1,4389 Poland 1,363.1049 Saudi Arabia 1,340.9650 Denmark 1,298.04

51 Lithuania 1,292.0252 Israel 1,280.7353 Romania 1,204.2754 Latvia 1,189.0955 Iraq 1,184.4456 Argentina 1,176.1357 Portugal 1,133.3958 Philippines 2,1958 Philippines 2,1958 Philippines 2,1958 nes2,1958 0Montenegro1,100.8361Finland1,098.8062France1,089.8763Vanuatu1,069.1664Vietnam1,049.5765Algeria1,046.6766Canada1 021.3267 Cat 020.3468 USA 1,016.6169 North Korea 993.2970 Tonga 986.9371 Ireland 976.5072 Turkmenistan 962.1173 Iran 936.5474 Australia 916.9875 Uruguay 899.899.789.1899.1899 .7899.1899.1874 Thailand837.4279UK827.6780Laos814.6481Djibouti785.5282Chile769.3483UAE748.4584Bangladesh744.0885Cambodia726.1586Sweden716.16587. New Zealand26T9go Morocco682.3190Comoros585.4091Maldives560.8692St.Lucia553.9193Norway552.7994Seychel543.6495Mauritius542.4796Kyrgyzstan519.5997Suriname511.7498Nepal511.6599South Africa509.551 00.901Mozambique501

Source: Tobacco Atlas

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