Daily cigarette consumption in Great Britain 2012, by age group

This statistic shows the average daily cigarette consumption level of smokers in Great Britain in 2012, by age group. The age group containing the greatest share of heavy smokers (consuming over 20 cigarettes per day) was the 35 to 59 year old group. Light to moderate smokers were found in greatest proportions between the ages of 20 and 34.

Daily cigarette consumption level of smokers in Great Britain in 2012, by age group

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Source

Release date

September 2013

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2012

Number of respondents

2,650**

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* 'Light to moderate' = under 20 cigarettes per day. 'Heavy' = 20 or more per day. ** Unweighted sample size by age group (rounded to the nearest 10) -
16-19: 70
20-24: 190
25-34: 530
35-49: 790
50-59: 440
60 and over: 630

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