South Korea - Smoking Prevalence

Since 2014, South Korea Smoking Prevalence decreased by 1.5points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 63 among other countries in Smoking Prevalence with 22.7 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Kiribati ranked the highest with 45.4 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, -1.5points compared to 2018. Republic of the Congo witnessed the best average annual growth at +5.5points per year, while Uruguay witnessed the worst performance at -4.7points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2019 22.70
2018 22.90
2017 23.20
2016 23.30
2015 23.90
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How does South Korea rank in Smoking Prevalence?

# 146 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Kiribati
45.40 % 2019 -1.5 % -1.8 % View data
1 #1
Montenegro
45.40 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.6 % View data
62 #62
Luxembourg
22.90 % 2019 -0.9 % -1.4 % View data
63 #63
South Korea
22.70 % 2019 -0.9 % -1.5 % View data
63 #63
Vietnam
22.70 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.3 % View data
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