Cigarettes

Market research on the tobacco industry. Standardised and cross-c...

Market research on the tobacco industry. Standardised and cross-comparable statistics including total market sizes, market share and brand share data, distribution and industry trends and sub-category level information.

Country Report

Cigarettes in Latvia

Sep 2022

Over the review period, volume sales of cigarettes were on the decline as consumers are becoming more health-conscious. The COVID-19 pandemic temporarily reversed this downwards trend. Tighter border controls during 2020 and 2021, aided by more…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Cigarettes in Tunisia

Jul 2022

There was a decrease in the sales volume of cigarettes in Tunisia in 2021. Several factors contributed to this decrease, but the most important factor is the increase in the selling prices of local and imported cigarettes. Other factors, such as…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Belgium

Jul 2022

Cigarettes volume sales continued to decline in Belgium in 2021. The Belgian government increased the excise tax on cigarettes in 2021. This price increase not only affected domestic sales of cigarettes, but also the sales at the border. In addition,…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Cigarettes in the Netherlands

Jul 2022

Cigarettes saw another year of retail volume decline in 2021, in spite of lockdowns and people staying at home for extended periods of the year. There were reports that some smokers started smoking more during the COVID-19 pandemic due to more time…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Slovakia

Jul 2022

In 2021, cigarettes in Slovakia continued to see a decline in retail volume sales, driven by factors such as price and health awareness, both of which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, leading consumers to shift to less costly or…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Colombia

Jul 2022

According to the Incidence Study of Illegal Cigarettes Consumption in Colombia 2021, carried out by the National Federation of Departments (FND), imports of contraband shrank by 1% due to stricter border controls put in place during 2020. This…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Cigarettes in France

Jul 2022

After an appreciable but more limited fall in volume sales in 2020, sales of cigarettes dropped strongly once again in 2021, although with a slower fall in current value terms due to the high level of taxation. 2021 was more challenging than 2020 for…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Estonia

Oct 2022

Cigarettes registered a significant volume decline in 2021, on par with the volume decline registered in 2020. This is due to a continued decline of the smoking population, due both to a general decline in population and also more people giving up…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Azerbaijan

Aug 2022

Growth in retail volume sales of cigarettes in Azerbaijan in 2021 was up on 2020. This was partly explained by the ongoing societal fallout of COVID-19, with some people being inclined to smoke more while spending more time at home than usual due to…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Serbia

Jul 2022

The unit prices of virtually all cigarettes brands increased in 2021. This was not caused by the COVID-19 crisis, but was, rather, a result of the pre-planned tax increases that took place in January and June. This is part of an ongoing process…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Switzerland

Jul 2022

Cigarettes posted negative performance both in value and volume in 2021, after the boost in demand in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the time of COVID-19, smokers who were forced into home seclusion may have increased their cigarette…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Cigarettes in Greece

Jul 2022

Retail volume sales decreased strongly between 2016 and 2020, driven by an overall decline in smoking prevalence, as well as a drop in the number of sticks smoked. This was due mainly to rising health awareness, which results in more people trying to…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Malaysia

Jul 2022

In 2021, cigarettes sales rose in both retail volume and current value terms. The roll-out of the vaccination programme and the consequent easing of COVID-19 related restrictions in the course of the year benefited cigarettes sales as people returned…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Cigarettes in Mexico

Jul 2022

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis continued to bolster the already strong trend towards rising consumer health-consciousness in 2021. As well as generally reinforcing the health and wellness trend, the fact that COVID-19 is a respiratory disease meant that…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Kenya

Aug 2022

The average unit price of cigarettes has been rising year-on-year, with these price increases attributed to the high taxes imposed on tobacco products by the government as well as inflation. As prices rise this is having a negative impact on retail…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Australia

Aug 2022

Volume sales of cigarettes continued to decline in 2021, a trajectory in line with trends observed over the review period, driven by rising taxes, increased controls over public smoking as well as the continuing decline in smoking prevalence. Annual…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Poland

Jul 2022

The long communicated new excise duty on cigarettes has been valid since 1 January 2022. However, in practice this has only meant a change in the way of calculating excise and it has not led to a meaningful increase in prices, with it now using the…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Slovenia

Jul 2022

Cigarettes continued its downward trajectory in terms of retail volume sales in 2021. The rise in prices, due to the raising of excise tax in November 2021, was one of the reasons for this. With the lingering effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Cigarettes in Taiwan

Jul 2022

COVID-19 led to changes in consumers’ smoking behaviour and delayed plans for cessation, indirectly benefiting sales of tobacco in Taiwan in 2021. The Taiwanese government has been promoting smoking cessation in the last couple of years, taking…

USD 1,195
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Cigarettes in Spain

Jul 2022

Retail constant value sales (2021 prices) of cigarettes declined during 2021, but there was a moderate rebound in retail volume sales, which had contracted sharply in 2020 due to pandemic restrictions. Nonetheless, retail volume sales remained well…

USD 1,195
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