Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price fell to 82.9% in Portugal in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Portugal | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 82.9 % in 2016 in Portugal, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.54 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Portugal reached an all time high of 100 % in 2008 and an all time low of 79.7 % in 2010. When compared to Portugal's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in France amounted to 121 %, 187 % in Ireland, 32.7 % in Morocco and 83.8 % in Spain in 2016.

Portugal has been ranked 34th 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
Algeria % 19.9% 18.5% 17.1% 17.2% 17.3%
Belgium % 110% 109% 107% 116% 124%
Canada % 147% 144% 140% 138% 136%
France % 128% 127% 126% 138% 150%
Germany % 113% 110% 107% 112% 117%
Iceland % 131% 133% 136% 153% 170%
Ireland % 195% 190% 185% 196% 206%
Italy % 84.3% 93.2% 102% 105% 107%
Mauritania % 26.4% 24.0% 21.7% 24.9% 27.9%
Morocco % 36.0% 34.1% 32.3% 35.0% 37.6%
Portugal % 79.7% 82.7% 85.5% 91.1% 96.6%
Spain % 77.4% 84.7% 91.6% 97.4% 103%
Tunisia % 22.7% 22.8% 22.9% 23.3% 23.8%
United Kingdom % 171% 171% 170% 187% 204%