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Percentage of Adult Smokers in the Middle East

Above are the statistics of total adult smokers of tobacco, rated through percentage of total adult smokers. It says:

1. Yemen 44.50%
2. Turkey 44.00%
3. Lebanon 40.50%
4. Jordan 29.00%
5. Israel 28.50%
6. Cyprus 23.10%
7. Iraq 22.50%
8. Qatar 18.80%
9. Kuwait 15.60%
10. Bahrain 14.60%
11. Oman 8.50%

As for approximate average number of cigarettes smoked per adult per year:

1. Kuwait 3,062
2. Turkey 2,394
3. Bahrain 2,179
4. Israel 2,162
5. Jordan 1,832
6. Iraq 1,430

I really hate smoking. This one of the issues that we really need to try to solve.

[Source: World Health Organization, via NationMaster.com]

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4 Comments

  1. Kaushik

    Do female smoking is pervasive in middle east ? And what is the percentage difference compare to men ?

  2. Someone

    It’s ironic that you yourself is a smoker now ;-)

  3. I would like to see the same statistics for coffee consumers.
    and i didnt like that they are mension isreal instead of palestine!
    why arabisms :(

  4. I would like to see the same statistics for coffee consumers.
    and i didnt like that they are mention isreal instead of palestine!
    why arabisms :(

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