Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price fell to 43.2% in Bulgaria in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Bulgaria | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 43.2 % in 2016 in Bulgaria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.62 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 51.5 % in 2014 and an all time low of 43.2 % in 2016. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Greece amounted to 69.2 %, 61.9 % in Romania, 30.8 % in Serbia and 69.7 % in Turkey in 2016.

Bulgaria has been ranked 67th 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
Albania % 25.0% 25.0% 25.0% 28.0% 31.0%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 26.7% 27.9% 29.0% 34.9% 40.6%
Bulgaria % 47.9% 47.8% 47.6% 49.6% 51.5%
Croatia % 56.5% 55.1% 53.9% 59.4% 64.8%
Greece % 72.9% 74.1% 75.3% 80.7% 85.9%
Hungary % 49.0% 52.0% 54.9% 62.0% 68.9%
Iran % 8.04% 12.2% 16.1% 12.6% 9.15%
Iraq % 11.2% 9.08% 7.08% 6.99% 6.90%
Macedonia % 19.4% 18.7% 18.0% 19.5% 21.0%
Moldova % 12.8% 15.0% 17.1% 17.2% 17.3%
Romania % 53.0% 56.5% 59.8% 65.2% 70.5%
Serbia % 16.1% 17.6% 18.9% 25.2% 31.3%
Turkey % 52.1% 56.1% 59.8% 60.6% 61.3%
Ukraine % 12.2% 13.9% 15.5% 13.7% 11.9%