Costa Rica - Smoking Prevalence

Since 2013, Costa Rica Smoking Prevalence fell by 1.6points year on year. At 11.7 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2018, the country was number 122 comparing other countries in Smoking Prevalence. Costa Rica is overtaken by Rwanda, which was number 121 with 12.1 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Bahamas with 11.6 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Kiribati topped the ranking with 46.1 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2018, that is a decrease of 1.3points versus 2017. Montenegro, Greece and East Timor respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Republic of the Congo recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7.1points per year, while Uruguay was the worst growing country at -5.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2018 11.70
2017 11.80
2016 11.90
2015 12.10
2014 12.40
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How does Costa Rica rank in Smoking Prevalence?

# 146 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Kiribati
46.10 % 2018 -1.3 % -2.1 % View data
2 #2
Montenegro
45.60 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.6 % View data
121 #121
Rwanda
12.10 % 2018 -0.8 % -1.6 % View data
122 #122
Costa Rica
11.70 % 2018 -0.8 % -1.6 % View data
123 #123
Bahamas
11.60 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.7 % View data
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