Smoking

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Max Roser (2016) – ‘Smoking’. Published online at OurWorldInData.org. Retrieved from: https://ourworldindata.org/smoking/ [Online Resource]

# Empirical View

# Sales of cigarettes per adult per day in early industrialized countries, 1920-2010 – Max Roser1

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# Percentage of smokers (all tobacco products) in West Germany – ‘International Smoking Statistics’2

Percentage of Smokers (All Tobacco Products) West Germany - pnlee

# Annual adult per capita cigarette consumption and major smoking and health events in United States, 1900-1998 – Hanson, Venturelli, and Fleckenstein (2009)3

Annual adult per capita cigarette consumption and major smoking and health events - United States, 1900-1998 - Hanson, Venturelli, and Fleckenstein (2009)

 

# Tobacco taxes – share of total and excise taxes in the price of a pack of the most sold brand of cigarettes, 2010 – OECD4

Tobacco taxes - Share of total and excise taxes in the price of a pack of the most sold brand of cigarettes, 2010 - OECD

As the form of smoking differs across the world widely (cigars, bidis, kreteks, pipes) this is not just looking at cigarette consumption.

# World map of smoking prevalence for men – Mackay and Eriksen (2002)5

 

World-Map-of-Smoking-Prevalence-for-Men---Mackay-and-Eriksen-(2002)

# World map of smoking prevalence for women – Mackay and Eriksen (2002)6

World-Map-of-Smoking-Prevalence-for-Women---Mackay-and-Eriksen-(2002)

 

# Correlates, Determinants & Consequences

# US cigarette consumption for all adult men and women, 1900-9, and lung and bronchus cancer, 1930-1998, for men and women – Lomborg7

US cigarette consumption for all adult men and women, 1900-9, and lung and bronchus cancer, 1930-98, for men and women - Lomborg0

 

# Male adult smoking and GDP per capita in 131 countries, 1997-2003 – Land, Michalos, and Sirgy (ed.) (2011)8

Male adult smoking and GDP per capita, 131 countries, 1997–2003 - Michalos, and Sirgy (2011)

# Data Sources

# International Mortality and Smoking Statistics (IMASS)
  • Data: Consumption of tobacco products, prevalence of smoking and mortality
  • Geographical coverage: 30 countries
  • Time span: Often spanning back 100 years
  • Available at: Online here