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

DEFINITION: Prevalence of smoking, male is the percentage of men 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 Afghanistan 82% 1990
2 Yemen 77% 1998
3 Djibouti 75% 1999
4 Mongolia 67.8% 2001
5 China 67% 2005
6 Cambodia 66.7% 1999
7 Kazakhstan 65.3% 2001
8 South Korea 64.9% 1999
9 Armenia 61.8% 2001
10 Russia 60.4% 2001
=11 Samoa 60% 1995
=11 Albania 60% 2000
13 Guinea 58.9% 1998
14 Laos 58.7% 2003
15 Indonesia 58.3% 2001
16 Kiribati 56.5% 1999
17 Bangladesh 54.8% 2003
18 Georgia 53.3% 2001
19 Belarus 53.2% 2003
20 Tonga 52.9% 2000
=21 Peru 52.5% 1999
=21 Ukraine 52.5% 2001
23 Latvia 51.1% 2002
=24 Nicaragua 51% 1988
=24 Kyrgyzstan 51% 2001
26 Syria 50.6% 1999
27 Jordan 50.5% 2002
28 Tunisia 49.5% 2003
29 Turkey 49.4% 2003
30 Bosnia and Herzegovina 49.2% 2002
31 Vanuatu 49.1% 1998
=32 Thailand 48.5% 2001
=32 Nepal 48.5% 2003
34 Chile 48.3% 2003
35 Cuba 48.1% 1995
36 Serbia and Montenegro 48% 2000
37 Japan 46.9% 2003
38 Greece 46.8% 2000
39 India 46.6% 2003
40 Papua New Guinea 46% 1990
41 Ecuador 45.5% 1991
42 Estonia 45% 2002
43 Bulgaria 43.8% 2001
=44 Andorra 43.7% 1997
=44 Lithuania 43.7% 2002
46 Malaysia 43% 2003
=47 Lebanon 42.3% 2002
=47 Cote d'Ivoire 42.3% 1977
=49 El Salvador 42.1% 2000
=49 Trinidad and Tobago 42.1% 1989
51 Federated States of Micronesia 42% 1994
52 Slovakia 41.1% 1998
53 Sierra Leone 40.8% 1999
54 Niger 40.6% 1991
=55 Philippines 40.5% 2003
=55 Hungary 40.5% 2003
=57 Iraq 40% 1990
=57 Egypt 40% 2000
=57 Poland 40% 2002
60 Spain 39.2% 2001
61 Luxembourg 39% 2003
62 Guam 38.7% 2001
=63 The Gambia 38.5% 1997
=63 Lesotho 38.5% 1992
=63 Cyprus 38.5% 1998
66 Jamaica 37.7% 1995
67 Bolivia 37.6% 1998
=68 Maldives 37.4% 2001
=68 Venezuela 37.4% 1996
=70 Saint Lucia 37.3% 1994
=70 Germany 37.3% 2003
=72 Qatar 37% 1999
=72 Seychelles 37% 1994
74 Burma 36.4% 2003
=75 Pakistan 36% 1996
=75 Honduras 36% 1988
77 Netherlands 35.8% 2003
78 Vietnam 35.3% 2003
79 Uruguay 34.6% 2003
80 Kuwait 34.4% 1996
81 Croatia 34.1% 2000
82 Austria 33.9% 1999
83 Moldova 33.6% 2003
84 Portugal 32.8% 1999
=85 Argentina 32.3% 2004
=85 Romania 32.3% 2000
=85 Algeria 32.3% 2003
88 Mauritius 32.1% 2003
89 Israel 31.9% 2003
90 Italy 31.3% 2002
91 Czech Republic 31.1% 2004
92 Denmark 31% 2003
93 Azerbaijan 30.2% 1999
=94 France 30% 2003
=94 Belgium 30% 2002
96 Malta 29.9% 2002
97 Costa Rica 29% 2001
98 Morocco 28.5% 2003
99 Netherlands Antilles 28.3% 1994
=100 Ireland 28% 2002
=100 Slovenia 28% 2001
=100 San Marino 28% 1990
103 Norway 27.2% 2004
=104 Turkmenistan 27% 1993
=104 United Kingdom 27% 2002
106 Colombia 26.8% 1999
107 Switzerland 26.5% 2002
108 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 26.4% 1997
109 Fiji 26% 2002
110 Finland 25.7% 2003
111 Iceland 25.4% 2003
112 Uganda 25.2% 2001
113 Singapore 24.2% 2001
=114 Uzbekistan 24.1% 2002
=114 United States 24.1% 2003
=114 Chad 24.1% 1994
117 New Zealand 23.7% 2004
118 Sudan 23.5% 1999
119 Paraguay 23.4% 2003
=120 South Africa 23.2% 2003
=120 Sri Lanka 23.2% 2003
122 Tanzania 23% 1999
123 Namibia 22.8% 2003
=124 Canada 22% 2004
=124 Hong Kong 22% 2000
=124 Iran 22% 2000
127 Brazil 21.8% 2003
128 Kenya 21.3% 2004
129 Guatemala 21% 2000
130 Malawi 20.5% 2003
131 Barbados 20.1% 1994
132 Zimbabwe 20% 2003
133 Panama 19.7% 1998
134 The Bahamas 19.3% 1989
135 Saudi Arabia 19.1% 2001
136 Australia 18.6% 2004
137 Burkina Faso 17.7% 1996
138 United Arab Emirates 17.3% 2003
139 Puerto Rico 16.8% 2000
140 Sweden 16.7% 2003
141 Zambia 16% 2002
142 Dominican Republic 15.8% 2003
143 Burundi 15.6% 1995
144 Oman 15.5% 1995
145 Nigeria 15.4% 1990
146 Bahrain 15% 2001
147 Haiti 14.6% 2005
148 Palau 14% 1998
149 Mexico 12.9% 2003
150 Virgin Islands 12.4% 2002
151 Swaziland 10.5% 2003
152 Ghana 7.4% 2003
153 Rwanda 7% 1994
154 Ethiopia 5.9% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Smoking prevalence > Males > % 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/Males/%-of-adults

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