United Kingdom - Smoking Prevalence

Since 2013, United Kingdom Smoking Prevalence was down by 2.4points year on year. In 2018, the country was number 71 among other countries in Smoking Prevalence at 21.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. United Kingdom is overtaken by Fiji, which was ranked number 70 at 22.2 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Japan at 21.7 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Kiribati topped the ranking 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 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 21.80
2017 22.10
2016 22.30
2015 23.10
2014 23.70
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How does United Kingdom 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
70 #70
Fiji
22.20 % 2018 -0.9 % -1.9 % 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
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