South Africa - Male Smoking Prevalence

Since 2013, South Africa Male Smoking Prevalence was down by 0.2points year on year. At 33.1 Percent of Adult Population in 2018, the country was ranked number 68 among other countries in Male Smoking Prevalence. East Timor topped the ranking with 77.3 Percent of Adult Population in 2018, that is a decrease of 0.8points versus 2017. Indonesia, Tunisia and Russia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Republic of the Congo recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7.4points per year, while Uruguay witnessed the worst performance at -5.1points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2018 33.10
2017 33.20
2016 33.20
2015 33.40
2014 33.40
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How does South Africa rank in Male Smoking Prevalence?

# 144 Countries Percent of Adult Population Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
East Timor
77.30 % 2018 -0.8 % -1.1 % View data
2 #2
Indonesia
76.70 % 2018 +0.5 % +1.0 % View data
68 #68
Japan
33.10 % 2018 -1.2 % -2.0 % View data
68 #68
South Africa
33.10 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.2 % View data
70 #70
Cambodia
32.90 % 2018 -1.5 % -2.3 % View data
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