Iran Smoking Rate 2000-2022

Prevalence of smoking is the percentage of men and women ages 15 and over who currently smoke any tobacco product on a daily or non-daily basis. It excludes smokeless tobacco use. The rates are age-standardized.
  • Iran smoking rate for 2020 was 13.60%, a 0.4% decline from 2019.
  • Iran smoking rate for 2019 was 14.00%, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Iran smoking rate for 2018 was 14.00%, a 1.3% decline from 2015.
  • Iran smoking rate for 2015 was 15.30%, a 1.7% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Smoking Rate (Ages 15+)
Nauru 48.50%
Serbia 39.80%
Bulgaria 39.00%
Lebanon 38.20%
Tuvalu 35.60%
Bosnia 35.00%
Jordan 34.80%
Montenegro 31.40%
Tonga 31.00%
Turkey 30.70%
Belarus 30.50%
Marshall Islands 28.50%
Romania 28.00%
Russia 26.80%
China 25.60%
Armenia 25.50%
Samoa 25.30%
Maldives 25.20%
Azerbaijan 24.00%
Kazakhstan 23.20%
Fiji 23.10%
Malaysia 22.50%
Albania 22.40%
Thailand 22.10%
Algeria 21.00%
South Africa 20.30%
Mauritius 20.20%
Botswana 19.40%
Iraq 18.50%
Cuba 17.90%
Namibia 15.10%
Iran 13.60%
Mexico 13.10%
Brazil 12.80%
Guyana 12.10%
Paraguay 11.50%
Ecuador 11.30%
Guatemala 10.90%
Dominican Republic 10.60%
Jamaica 9.40%
Costa Rica 8.80%
Belize 8.50%
Colombia 8.50%
Peru 8.10%
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Iran Smoking Rate - Historical Data
Year Smoking Rate (Ages 15+) Annual Change
2020 13.60% -0.40%
2019 14.00% 0.00%
2018 14.00% -1.30%
2015 15.30% -1.70%
2010 17.00% -2.00%
2005 19.00% -2.50%
2000 21.50% -2.50%