Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price fell to 89.9% in Italy in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Italy | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 89.9 % in 2016 in Italy, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.74 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Italy reached an all time high of 109 % in 2008 and an all time low of 84.3 % in 2010. When compared to Italy's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Austria amounted to 86.5 %, 121 % in France, 60.5 % in Slovenia and 136 % in Switzerland in 2016.

Italy has been ranked 28th 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
Austria % 91.1% 91.3% 91.6% 98.5% 105%
Belgium % 110% 109% 107% 116% 124%
Croatia % 56.5% 55.1% 53.9% 59.4% 64.8%
France % 128% 127% 126% 138% 150%
Germany % 113% 110% 107% 112% 117%
Hungary % 49.0% 52.0% 54.9% 62.0% 68.9%
Italy % 84.3% 93.2% 102% 105% 107%
Slovenia % 57.0% 58.0% 59.0% 66.7% 74.2%
Spain % 77.4% 84.7% 91.6% 97.4% 103%
Switzerland % 121% 127% 133% 141% 148%