Smoking rate of adults Japan 2009-2018

In 2018, almost 19 percent of the Japanese adult population were smokers, as revealed by a survey conducted in November 2018. While the smoking rate in Japan has decreased slightly within the last decade, the habit remains predominantly prevalent among male adults.

Share of smokers among adults in Japan from 2009 to 2018

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Source

Release date

March 2020

Region

Japan

Survey time period

November 2018

Number of respondents

6,554 respondents

Age group

20 years and older

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

Including respondents who stated "I smoke everyday" and "There are days, I sometimes smoke". Until 2012, including respondents who answered "I have smoked tobacco everyday or sometimes within the last month".

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