Italy Smoking Rate 2000-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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.
  • Italy smoking rate for 2016 was 23.70%, a 0.1% decline from 2015.
  • Italy smoking rate for 2015 was 23.80%, a 0.3% decline from 2014.
  • Italy smoking rate for 2014 was 24.10%, a 0% increase from 2013.
  • Italy smoking rate for 2013 was 24.10%, a 0.2% decline from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Smoking Rate (Ages 15+)
Greece 43.40%
Chile 37.80%
Croatia 37.00%
Latvia 37.00%
Cyprus 36.40%
Czech Republic 34.30%
Andorra 33.50%
France 32.70%
Estonia 31.30%
Germany 30.60%
Hungary 30.60%
Slovak Republic 30.10%
Austria 29.60%
Spain 29.30%
UAE 28.90%
Lithuania 28.80%
Belgium 28.20%
Poland 28.00%
Bahrain 26.40%
Netherlands 25.80%
Switzerland 25.70%
Malta 25.50%
Israel 25.20%
Ireland 24.30%
Italy 23.70%
Luxembourg 23.50%
South Korea 23.30%
Portugal 22.70%
Kuwait 22.50%
Slovenia 22.50%
United Kingdom 22.30%
Japan 22.10%
United States 21.80%
Argentina 21.80%
Seychelles 21.50%
Qatar 20.60%
Finland 20.40%
Norway 20.20%
Denmark 19.10%
Sweden 18.80%
Brunei 16.90%
Uruguay 16.80%
Singapore 16.50%
New Zealand 16.00%
Saudi Arabia 15.60%
Palau 15.60%
Australia 14.70%
Iceland 14.70%
Canada 14.30%
Bahamas 11.50%
Oman 11.10%
Barbados 7.80%
Panama 6.10%
Italy Smoking Rate - Historical Data
Year Smoking Rate (Ages 15+) Annual Change
2016 23.70% -0.10%
2015 23.80% -0.30%
2014 24.10% 0.00%
2013 24.10% -0.20%
2012 24.30% -0.30%
2011 24.60% 0.00%
2010 24.60% -1.00%
2005 25.60% -0.90%
2000 26.50% -0.90%