Uruguay - Smoking Prevalence

Since 2013, Uruguay Smoking Prevalence was down by 5.4points year on year. In 2018, the country was ranked number 97 among other countries in Smoking Prevalence at 15.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Uruguay is overtaken by Mozambique, which was ranked number 96 at 16.4 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Zimbabwe with 15.7 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Kiribati ranked the highest with 46.1 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2018, a fall 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 recorded the worst performance at -5.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2018 15.80
2017 16.50
2016 16.80
2015 18.10
2014 19.30
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How does Uruguay 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
96 #96
Mozambique
16.40 % 2018 -0.6 % -1.3 % View data
97 #97
Uruguay
15.80 % 2018 -4.2 % -5.3 % View data
98 #98
Saudi Arabia
15.70 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
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