Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price fell to 150% in Singapore in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Singapore | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 150 % in 2016 in Singapore, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.43 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Singapore reached an all time high of 176 % in 2008 and an all time low of 149 % in 2010. When compared to Singapore's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Indonesia amounted to 25.7 %, 65.2 % in Malaysia, 13.4 % in Philippines and 38.4 % in Thailand in 2016.

Singapore has been ranked 7th 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
Australia % 188% 213% 236% 246% 255%
Cambodia % 5.77% 6.36% 6.92% 6.99% 7.06%
China % 12.9% 19.7% 26.0% 26.0% 26.0%
Indonesia % 25.7% 27.4% 29.0% 27.2% 25.4%
Laos % 10.7% 11.5% 12.4% 14.1% 15.9%
Malaysia % 54.9% 53.6% 52.4% 56.4% 60.4%
Myanmar % ... ... ... ... 12.2% 11.5% 10.8%
Philippines % 5.24% 5.60% 5.93% 7.97% 9.95%
Singapore % 149% 153% 157% 162% 168%
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 31.5% 30.9% 30.3% 31.5% 32.6%
Vietnam % 13.1% 12.5% 11.9% 13.0% 14.1%