South Africa - Male Smoking Prevalence

Since 2014, South Africa Male Smoking Prevalence decreased by 0.2points year on year. At 33.1 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, the country was ranked number 68 comparing other countries in Male Smoking Prevalence. South Africa is overtaken by Vanuatu, which was number 67 at 33.2 Percent of Adult Population and is followed by Germany with 32.7 Percent of Adult Population. Indonesia lead the ranking with 77.1 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, that is a growth of 0.5points compared to 2018. East Timor, 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 +5.8points per year, while Uruguay was the worst growing country at -4.5points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2019 33.10
2018 33.10
2017 33.20
2016 33.20
2015 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
Indonesia
77.10 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.8 % View data
2 #2
East Timor
76.80 % 2019 -0.7 % -1.0 % View data
67 #67
Vanuatu
33.20 % 2019 -1.8 % -2.0 % View data
68 #68
South Africa
33.10 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.2 % View data
69 #69
Germany
32.70 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.6 % View data
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