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Health > Smoking prevalence > Females > % of adults: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Prevalence of smoking, female is the percentage of women who smoke cigarettes. The age range varies among countries but in most is 18 and older or 15 and older.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Guinea 47.3% 1998
2 Chile 36.8% 2003
3 Serbia and Montenegro 33.6% 2000
4 Kiribati 32.3% 1999
5 Lebanon 30.6% 2002
6 Bosnia and Herzegovina 29.7% 2002
=7 Greece 29% 2000
=7 Yemen 29% 1998
9 Netherlands 28.4% 2003
=10 Andorra 28% 1997
=10 Papua New Guinea 28% 1990
=10 Germany 28% 2003
13 Hungary 27.8% 2003
14 Bangladesh 26.7% 2003
15 Croatia 26.6% 2000
16 Cuba 26.2% 1995
=17 Luxembourg 26% 2003
=17 Ireland 26% 2002
19 Mongolia 25.5% 2001
=20 Denmark 25% 2003
=20 United Kingdom 25% 2002
=20 Belgium 25% 2002
=20 Poland 25% 2002
24 Argentina 24.9% 2004
25 Norway 24.8% 2004
26 Spain 24.6% 2001
27 Austria 24.2% 1999
=28 Nepal 24% 2003
=28 Samoa 24% 1995
=30 Venezuela 23.8% 1996
=30 Uruguay 23.8% 2003
32 Guam 23.3% 2001
33 Switzerland 23.1% 2002
=34 Solomon Islands 23% 1989
=34 Bulgaria 23% 2001
36 New Zealand 22.2% 2004
37 France 21.2% 2003
=38 Slovenia 20.1% 2001
=38 Czech Republic 20.1% 2004
40 Iceland 19.6% 2003
41 Bolivia 19.4% 1998
42 Finland 19.3% 2003
=43 United States 19.2% 2003
=43 Latvia 19.2% 2002
45 Sweden 18.3% 2003
=46 Albania 18% 2000
=46 Egypt 18% 2000
48 Estonia 17.9% 2002
=49 Israel 17.8% 2003
=49 Peru 17.8% 1999
=51 Turkey 17.6% 2003
=51 Malta 17.6% 2002
53 Ecuador 17.4% 1991
54 Italy 17.2% 2002
=55 Canada 17% 2004
=55 Afghanistan 17% 1990
=55 San Marino 17% 1990
58 India 16.8% 2003
59 Australia 16.3% 2004
60 Maldives 15.6% 2001
61 Russia 15.5% 2001
62 El Salvador 14.8% 2000
63 Slovakia 14.7% 1998
64 Japan 14.5% 2003
65 Brazil 14% 2003
66 Lithuania 12.8% 2002
67 Laos 12.5% 2003
68 Burma 12.2% 2003
69 Jamaica 11.6% 1995
70 Burundi 11.4% 1995
=71 Colombia 11.3% 1999
=71 Niger 11.3% 1991
73 Ukraine 11.1% 2001
74 Honduras 11% 1988
75 Dominican Republic 10.9% 2003
76 Tonga 10.5% 2000
77 Romania 10.1% 2000
=78 Cambodia 10% 1999
=78 Djibouti 10% 1999
80 Syria 9.92% 1999
81 Puerto Rico 9.9% 2000
82 Costa Rica 9.7% 2001
83 Namibia 9.6% 2003
84 Portugal 9.5% 1999
85 Kazakhstan 9.3% 2001
86 Pakistan 9% 1996
87 Netherlands Antilles 8.8% 1994
=88 Jordan 8.3% 2002
=88 Saudi Arabia 8.3% 2001
90 Trinidad and Tobago 8% 1989
91 South Africa 7.7% 2003
=92 Philippines 7.6% 2003
=92 Cyprus 7.6% 1998
94 Sierra Leone 7.4% 1999
=95 Virgin Islands 7.1% 2002
=95 Belarus 7.1% 2003
97 Seychelles 6.9% 1994
98 Paraguay 6.8% 2003
99 Georgia 6.3% 2001
=100 Panama 6.1% 1998
=100 Haiti 6.1% 2005
102 Saint Lucia 5.6% 1994
103 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.5% 1998
104 Nicaragua 5.3% 2001
=105 Vanuatu 5% 1998
=105 Iraq 5% 1990
107 Malawi 4.8% 2003
108 Mexico 4.7% 2003
109 Kyrgyzstan 4.5% 2001
=110 South Korea 4.4% 1999
=110 The Gambia 4.4% 1997
=112 Palau 4% 1998
=112 Rwanda 4% 1994
=112 China 4% 2005
115 Fiji 3.9% 2002
116 The Bahamas 3.8% 1989
=117 Hong Kong 3.5% 2000
=117 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.5% 1997
=117 Singapore 3.5% 2001
120 Uganda 3.3% 2001
121 Bahrain 3.1% 2001
=122 Swaziland 2.9% 2003
=122 Indonesia 2.9% 2001
=122 Thailand 2.9% 2001
=125 Armenia 2.4% 2001
=125 Tunisia 2.4% 2003
127 Zimbabwe 2.2% 2003
128 Iran 2.1% 2000
129 Guatemala 2% 2000
130 Kuwait 1.9% 1996
=131 Moldova 1.8% 2003
=131 Cote d'Ivoire 1.8% 1977
=133 Vietnam 1.7% 2003
=133 Sri Lanka 1.7% 2003
135 Malaysia 1.6% 2003
=136 Sudan 1.5% 1999
=136 Oman 1.5% 1995
=138 Tanzania 1.3% 1999
=138 United Arab Emirates 1.3% 2003
140 East Timor 1.1% 1995
=141 Turkmenistan 1% 1993
=141 Mauritius 1% 2003
=141 Lesotho 1% 1992
=141 Kenya 1% 2004
=141 Zambia 1% 2002
146 Uzbekistan 0.9% 2002
147 Barbados 0.8% 1994
148 Ghana 0.7% 2003
=149 Burkina Faso 0.6% 1996
=149 Azerbaijan 0.6% 2001
=151 Nigeria 0.5% 2003
=151 Qatar 0.5% 1999
153 Algeria 0.4% 2003
154 Ethiopia 0.3% 2003
155 Morocco 0.1% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Smoking prevalence > Females > % of adults. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Smoking-prevalence/Females/%-of-adults

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