France Smoking by the Numbers
Smoking rates have increased in France from 29.9% in 2005 to 34.1% in 2014.
The most common type of tobacco is boxed cigarettes at 66%, followed by hand-rolled cigarettes, and then cigars.
The number of tobacco related deaths has decreased from 174 to 134 per 100,000 from 1990 to 2017. With men decreasing 266 to 196 and women 91 to 79.
Breast: 4.59%, Lung: 3.64%
Smoking in indoor public places, workplaces, and public transportation prohibited.
Since April 2010, France has required pictorial health warnings on all cigarette packs.
Smokeless tobacco products for oral use, and e-cigarettes allowed.
Perception of relative harm of vaping devices. From the Foundation’s 2017 and 2019 Global Polls, participants were asked, “Do you think smoking e-cigarettes and vaping devices are more or less harmful than smoking regular cigarettes?”
*Data from the 2017 Global Poll
If smokers in France had to give up smoking completely tomorrow, 63.7% of smokers could not give up smoking immediately without seeking assistance (2017 global poll)
92.1% of French smokers feel well informed about smoking and its impact on their health (2017 global poll)
49.8% of smokers in France believe smoking vaping devices such as e-cigarettes is less harmful than smoking regular cigarettes (2017 global poll)
The leading factor that encouraged 38.45% of French smokers to quit was their personal health (2017 global poll)
Would an increase in tobacco price have an effect on your current smoking habit?