South Korea - Smoking Prevalence

Since 2013, South Korea Smoking Prevalence was down by 1.7points year on year. With 22.9 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2018, the country was number 63 among other countries in Smoking Prevalence. South Korea is overtaken by Luxembourg, which was ranked number 62 with 23.1 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Vietnam at 22.7 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Kiribati ranked the highest 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 witnessed the best average annual 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 22.90
2017 23.20
2016 23.30
2015 23.90
2014 24.50
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How does South Korea 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
62 #62
Luxembourg
23.10 % 2018 -1.3 % -1.7 % View data
63 #63
South Korea
22.90 % 2018 -1.3 % -1.7 % View data
64 #64
Bangladesh
22.70 % 2018 -0.9 % -1.1 % View data
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