Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price fell to 21.5% in Tanzania in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Tanzania | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 21.5 % in 2016 in Tanzania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 22.4 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Tanzania reached an all time high of 34.0 % in 2014 and an all time low of 21.5 % in 2016. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Kenya amounted to 19.9 %, 7.93 % in Mozambique, 11.5 % in Uganda and 25.8 % in Zambia in 2016.

Tanzania has been ranked 108th 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
Angola % 17.5% 22.1% 25.9% 29.5% 33.1% ... ...
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 13.6% 13.6% 13.5% 13.3% 13.0%
Ethiopia % 9.62% 8.48% 7.41% 9.84% 12.2%
Kenya % 21.9% 19.7% 17.6% 18.0% 18.3%
Malawi % 26.2% 28.8% 30.0% 31.1% 32.3% ... ...
Mozambique % 9.44% 12.0% 14.5% 15.1% 15.7%
Rwanda % 14.9% 15.5% 16.1% 15.7% 15.2%
Somalia % 5.24% 7.04% 8.73% 8.29% 8.03%
South Africa % 52.4% 57.5% 62.3% 54.9% 47.7%
South Sudan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania % 31.6% 28.8% 26.2% 30.2% 34.0%
Uganda % 11.5% 12.5% 13.3% 12.8% 12.2%
Zambia % 28.7% 27.6% 26.5% 25.0% 23.6%
Zimbabwe % 8.74% 12.7% 16.5% 18.7% 20.9%