Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price rose to 145% in Israel in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Israel | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 145 % in 2016 in Israel, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.44 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Israel reached an all time high of 145 % in 2016 and an all time low of 94.7 % in 2012. When compared to Israel's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Egypt amounted to 17.6 %, 30.6 % in Jordan, 33.6 % in Lebanon and 4.20 % in Syria in 2016.

Israel has been ranked 8th 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
Cyprus % 64.2% 70.4% 76.3% 81.1% 85.9%
Egypt % 12.2% 14.3% 16.3% 17.2% 18.0%
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%
Lebanon % 26.0% 28.1% 30.0% 32.4% 34.7%
Libya % 22.9% 21.1% 19.4% 28.9% 38.2%
Saudi Arabia % 32.7% 36.2% 39.5% 41.2% 42.9%
Sudan % 44.2% 36.9% 30.0% 34.8% 39.5%
Syria % 11.2% 13.0% 14.7% 11.4% 8.03%
Turkey % 52.1% 56.1% 59.8% 60.6% 61.3%