Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price rose to 25.3% in Yemen in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Yemen | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 25.3 % in 2016 in Yemen, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.53 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Yemen reached an all time high of 25.3 % in 2016 and an all time low of 13.1 % in 2010. When compared to Yemen's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Djibouti amounted to 17.6 %, 104 % in Eritrea, 40.4 % in Oman and 49.8 % in Saudi Arabia in 2016.

Yemen has been ranked 101st 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
Djibouti % 19.8% 19.2% 18.6% 18.4% 18.1%
Eritrea % 34.1% 38.6% 42.8% 52.8% 62.6%
Ethiopia % 9.62% 8.48% 7.41% 9.84% 12.2%
Iran % 8.04% 12.2% 16.1% 12.6% 9.15%
Iraq % 11.2% 9.08% 7.08% 6.99% 6.90%
Jordan % 23.4% 24.5% 25.5% 26.3% 27.1%
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%
Sudan % 44.2% 36.9% 30.0% 34.8% 39.5%
United Arab Emirates % 33.4% 34.7% 35.9% 39.8% 43.7%
Yemen % 13.1% 16.3% 19.3% 20.1% 20.9%