Country Profiles

Singapore

Singapore is a high-income[1] island country with a population of 6.2 million people, situated just south of peninsular Malaysia. Post-colonization, Singapore was originally a part of Malaysia but became a sovereign nation two years later in 1965. Smoking Prevalence In Singapore, half a dozen of individuals is reported to smoking-related sicknesses each day. About 15% …

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Brunei

Tobacco harms the health, the treasury, and the spirit of Brunei Darussalam. Every year, more than 208 of its citizens are killed by way of tobacco-induced disease.[1] Smoking Prevalence More than 37900 men (22.6%) and 2800 women (1.8%) who smoke cigarettes every day.[2] Cigarette Retail Price The most popular brand in Brunei Darussalam is Marlboro Gold Ks …

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Thailand

81,521 people in Thailand die as a result of tobacco-related diseases every year and smoking prevalence is particularly high among males.[1] The tobacco industry in Thailand is mainly controlled by Tobacco Authority of Thailand (TOAT), formerly Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM). Smoking Prevalence The adult smoking prevalence in 2018 was 17.7% or 9.71 million people (with …

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Philippines

The Republic of the Philippines is a lower-middle income[1] archipelagic country with an approximate population of 109.2 million, which makes it the second-most populated country in the ASEAN region. Every year in the Philippines, nearly 88,000 people die as a result of tobacco-related diseases.[2] The country’s biggest cigarette manufacturer is PMFTC, Inc, a joint-venture between Philip Morris …

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Myanmar

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, formerly Burma, has a population of nearly 56 million[1] while Tobacco harms the population in Myanmar, 65,651 of its people die by tobacco related diseases in 2018.[2] Smoking in Myanmar[3]GlobalData estimates that Myanmar has a smoking population of 11.15 million in 2019. 76.6% (8.543 million) of smoking population are …

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Malaysia

Malaysia is an upper-middle income country[1] with 13 states separated by the South China Sea into two areas, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (part of the island of Borneo).  After claiming independence from British colonizers in 1957, the states of Peninsular Malaysia became the Federation of Malaya. In 1963, two states on Borneo island joined …

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Lao PDR

Tobacco is harmful the population of Lao PDR. More than 7,300 in the country die as a result of tobacco-related diseases every year.[1] The tobacco industry in Lao PDR is mainly controlled by the Lao Tobacco Company Ltd. which is partly owned by the government of Lao PDR.[2]  Smoking Prevalence GlobalData estimates that there were 1.08 …

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Indonesia

Number of Smokers Out of the 10 countries with the highest number of smokers in the world, Indonesia ranks third after China and India. Ten Countries with the World’s Highest Number of Smokers based on Smoking Prevalence among People Aged >10 Years (million), 2015Note: The number of smokers in Indonesia is based on smoking prevalence …

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Cambodia

About 15,000 Cambodians die each year due to tobacco-related diseases, one-third of whom are from lower-income groups.[1] Smoking Prevalence The overall smoking rate in 2018 was estimated at 19.8%. Of this total, 91% are men.[2] Cigarette Retail Price In 2016, the regular price for a pack of Ara had increased to US$0.50 per pack, while …

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