Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price fell to 16.5% in Georgia in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Georgia | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 16.5 % in 2016 in Georgia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Georgia reached an all time high of 23.6 % in 2008 and an all time low of 16.5 % in 2016. When compared to Georgia's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Armenia amounted to 19.6 %, 27.5 % in Azerbaijan, 24.4 % in Russia and 69.7 % in Turkey in 2016.

Georgia has been ranked 126th 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
Armenia % 26.0% 25.1% 24.2% 24.0% 23.8%
Azerbaijan % 15.2% 19.2% 22.9% 25.9% 28.7%
Bulgaria % 47.9% 47.8% 47.6% 49.6% 51.5%
China % 12.9% 19.7% 26.0% 26.0% 26.0%
Georgia % 17.1% 18.0% 18.8% 19.5% 20.2%
Germany % 113% 110% 107% 112% 117%
Greece % 72.9% 74.1% 75.3% 80.7% 85.9%
Iran % 8.04% 12.2% 16.1% 12.6% 9.15%
Iraq % 11.2% 9.08% 7.08% 6.99% 6.90%
Japan % 60.7% 74.0% 86.5% 76.7% 67.1%
Russia % 18.0% 20.4% 22.6% 26.4% 30.2%
Turkey % 52.1% 56.1% 59.8% 60.6% 61.3%
USA % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%