Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price fell to 121% in France in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | France | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 121 % in 2016 in France, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.7 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in France reached an all time high of 161 % in 2008 and an all time low of 121 % in 2016. When compared to France's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Belgium amounted to 109 %, 104 % in Germany, 89.9 % in Italy and 83.8 % in Spain in 2016.

France has been ranked 14th within the group of 164 countries we follow in terms of price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price.

Price of Cigarettes (As % of Average U.S. Price) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria % 91.1% 91.3% 91.6% 98.5% 105%
Belgium % 110% 109% 107% 116% 124%
France % 128% 127% 126% 138% 150%
Germany % 113% 110% 107% 112% 117%
Italy % 84.3% 93.2% 102% 105% 107%
Luxembourg % 83.7% 88.8% 93.6% 101% 107%
Morocco % 36.0% 34.1% 32.3% 35.0% 37.6%
Netherlands % 115% 115% 116% 126% 136%
Poland % 45.3% 51.3% 57.0% 64.0% 70.8%
Portugal % 79.7% 82.7% 85.5% 91.1% 96.6%
Slovenia % 57.0% 58.0% 59.0% 66.7% 74.2%
Spain % 77.4% 84.7% 91.6% 97.4% 103%
Switzerland % 121% 127% 133% 141% 148%