Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price rose to 104% in Eritrea in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Eritrea | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 104 % in 2016 in Eritrea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 24.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Eritrea reached an all time high of 104 % in 2016 and an all time low of 34.1 % in 2010. When compared to Eritrea's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Djibouti amounted to 17.6 %, 7.62 % in Somalia, 51.8 % in Sudan and 25.3 % in Yemen in 2016.

Eritrea has been ranked 22nd 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
Chad % 17.3% 16.4% 15.5% 19.3% 23.0%
Djibouti % 19.8% 19.2% 18.6% 18.4% 18.1%
Egypt % 12.2% 14.3% 16.3% 17.2% 18.0%
Eritrea % 34.1% 38.6% 42.8% 52.8% 62.6%
Ethiopia % 9.62% 8.48% 7.41% 9.84% 12.2%
Kenya % 21.9% 19.7% 17.6% 18.0% 18.3%
Oman % 29.5% 34.4% 39.0% 38.3% 37.6%
Saudi Arabia % 32.7% 36.2% 39.5% 41.2% 42.9%
Somalia % 5.24% 7.04% 8.73% 8.29% 8.03%
South Sudan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sudan % 44.2% 36.9% 30.0% 34.8% 39.5%
Yemen % 13.1% 16.3% 19.3% 20.1% 20.9%