Japan - Smoking Prevalence

Since 2013, Japan Smoking Prevalence fell by 1.8points year on year. At 21.7 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2018, the country was number 72 among other countries in Smoking Prevalence. Japan is overtaken by United Kingdom, which was number 71 with 21.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by United States with 21.5 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Kiribati lead the ranking with 46.1 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2018, a decrease of 1.3points compared to 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 witnessed the worst performance at -5.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2018 21.70
2017 22.00
2016 22.10
2015 22.60
2014 23.20
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How does Japan 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
71 #71
United Kingdom
21.80 % 2018 -1.4 % -2.4 % View data
72 #72
Japan
21.70 % 2018 -1.4 % -1.8 % View data
73 #73
Mauritius
21.50 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.6 % View data
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