Current cigarette smoker in Scotland 1995-2018, by gender

This statistic displays the share of individuals who currently smoke cigarettes in Scotland from 1995 to 2018, by gender. In the year 2018, 21 percent of men and 17 percent of women regularly smoked cigarettes in Scotland.

Share of individuals who are current smokers in Scotland from 1995 to 2018, by gender

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Release date

September 2019


United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

1995 to 2018

Number of respondents


Age group

16-64 years

Method of interview

CAPI interview, questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (1995)=7,895, n (1998)=7,903, n (2003)=6,463, n (2008)=5,138, n (2009)=5,962, n (2010)=5,720, n (2011)=5971, n (2012)=3,807, n (2013)=3,850, n (2014)=3,639, n (2015)=3,881, n(2016)=4,281, n(2017)= 3,662.

Current cigarette smoker excludes those who reported only smoking cigars or pipes.

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