Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price fell to 4.20% in Syria in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Syria | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 4.20 % in 2016 in Syria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 24.1 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Syria reached an all time high of 14.7 % in 2012 and an all time low of 4.20 % in 2016. When compared to Syria's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Iraq amounted to 13.2 %, 30.6 % in Jordan, 33.6 % in Lebanon and 69.7 % in Turkey in 2016.

Syria has been ranked 164th 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
Bulgaria % 47.9% 47.8% 47.6% 49.6% 51.5%
Cyprus % 64.2% 70.4% 76.3% 81.1% 85.9%
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%
Israel % 97.2% 95.9% 94.7% 118% 140%
Jordan % 23.4% 24.5% 25.5% 26.3% 27.1%
Kuwait % 2.45% 20.9% 38.2% 40.4% 42.5%
Lebanon % 26.0% 28.1% 30.0% 32.4% 34.7%
Saudi Arabia % 32.7% 36.2% 39.5% 41.2% 42.9%
Syria % 11.2% 13.0% 14.7% 11.4% 8.03%
Turkey % 52.1% 56.1% 59.8% 60.6% 61.3%