Nepal Smoking Rate 2007-2022

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.
  • Nepal smoking rate for 2018 was 31.90%, a 2.4% decline from 2016.
  • Nepal smoking rate for 2016 was 34.30%, a 2.7% decline from 2014.
  • Nepal smoking rate for 2014 was 37.00%, a 3% decline from 2012.
  • Nepal smoking rate for 2012 was 40.00%, a 3.4% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Smoking Rate (Ages 15+)
Nepal 31.90%
Madagascar 28.90%
Yemen 20.90%
Sierra Leone 19.80%
Comoros 19.50%
North Korea 18.80%
Burkina Faso 16.00%
Gambia 14.40%
Mozambique 14.40%
Zimbabwe 13.90%
Rwanda 13.30%
Tanzania 13.30%
Malawi 12.80%
Burundi 12.60%
Mali 12.00%
Chad 11.80%
Uganda 9.80%
Senegal 9.10%
Niger 8.60%
Liberia 8.40%
Haiti 8.30%
Togo 7.60%
Benin 7.20%
Eritrea 7.20%
Ethiopia 4.60%
Nepal Smoking Rate - Historical Data
Year Smoking Rate (Ages 15+) Annual Change
2018 31.90% -2.40%
2016 34.30% -2.70%
2014 37.00% -3.00%
2012 40.00% -3.40%
2010 43.40% -5.60%
2007 49.00% -5.60%