New Zealand - Smoking Prevalence

Since 2013, New Zealand Smoking Prevalence fell by 2.7points year on year. At 15.5 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2018, the country was ranked number 101 comparing other countries in Smoking Prevalence. New Zealand is overtaken by Algeria, which was number 100 with 15.6 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Gambia at 15.4 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Kiribati ranked the highest with 46.1 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2018, -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 witnessed the worst performance at -5.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2018 15.50
2017 15.80
2016 16.00
2015 16.50
2014 17.20
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How does New Zealand 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
100 #100
Algeria
15.60 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
101 #101
New Zealand
15.50 % 2018 -1.9 % -2.7 % View data
102 #102
Gambia
15.40 % 2018 -0.7 % -0.9 % View data
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