Cigarette consumption by country in Europe

by Jakub Marian

Tip: Are you a non-native English speaker? I have just finished creating a Web App for people who enjoy learning by reading. Make sure to check it out; there's a lot of free content.

The Tobacco Atlas estimated the number of cigarettes an average person aged 15+ consumed in the year 2016, which is what the following map shows (based on sales data, so the figures may be somewhat skewed in countries where cross-border shopping is common):

Cigarette consumption by country in Europe
Do you like the map? Show your support by sharing it.Sharing with attribution helps me create more maps.

I used the data above and combined them with the prevalence of tobacco smoking by WHO (2015, males and females separately), the sex ratio (The World Factbook, 2016) and the data on male and female population in the 0–14 age group (by the World Bank, 2016) to arrive at an estimate of the average number of cigarettes smoked by a smoker (defined as a person who smokes at least one cigarette a month) per day (the annual consumption divided by 365):

Cigarette consumption per smoker

By the way, have you already seen my brand new web app for non-native speakers of English? It's based on reading texts and learning by having all meanings, pronunciations, grammar forms etc. easily accessible. It looks like this: