Malawi Smoking Rate 2000-2023

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.
  • Malawi smoking rate for 2020 was 10.80%, a 0.5% decline from 2019.
  • Malawi smoking rate for 2019 was 11.30%, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Malawi smoking rate for 2018 was 11.30%, a 1.8% decline from 2015.
  • Malawi smoking rate for 2015 was 13.10%, a 2.9% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Smoking Rate (Ages 15+)
Nepal 30.40%
Madagascar 27.80%
Afghanistan 23.30%
Yemen 20.30%
Comoros 20.30%
North Korea 17.40%
Mozambique 14.30%
Burkina Faso 14.30%
Rwanda 13.70%
Sierra Leone 13.50%
Democratic Republic of Congo 12.80%
Burundi 11.80%
Zimbabwe 11.70%
Gambia 11.10%
Malawi 10.80%
Guinea-Bissau 9.00%
Tanzania 8.70%
Uganda 8.40%
Chad 8.30%
Mali 8.30%
Liberia 8.20%
Haiti 7.70%
Eritrea 7.50%
Niger 7.40%
Benin 6.90%
Senegal 6.90%
Togo 6.80%
Ethiopia 5.10%
Malawi Smoking Rate - Historical Data
Year Smoking Rate (Ages 15+) Annual Change
2020 10.80% -0.50%
2019 11.30% 0.00%
2018 11.30% -1.80%
2015 13.10% -2.90%
2010 16.00% -3.50%
2005 19.50% -4.60%
2000 24.10% -4.60%