Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price rose to 48.7% in Peru in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Peru | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 48.7 % in 2016 in Peru, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 15.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Peru reached an all time high of 48.7 % in 2016 and an all time low of 27.7 % in 2008. When compared to Peru's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Bolivia amounted to 24.7 %, 29.7 % in Brazil, 51.0 % in Chile and 13.7 % in Colombia in 2016.

Peru has been ranked 61st 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
Argentina % 24.0% 26.5% 28.8% 28.6% 28.4%
Bolivia % 14.9% 17.0% 19.1% 21.2% 23.3%
Brazil % 32.2% 33.2% 34.1% 37.5% 40.8%
Chile % 39.7% 48.0% 55.8% 51.8% 47.8%
Colombia % 17.8% 19.4% 20.9% 21.1% 21.2%
Paraguay % 4.72% 5.17% 5.60% 5.61% 5.62%
Peru % 27.8% 30.3% 32.6% 34.1% 35.6%
Uruguay % 58.0% 57.7% 57.3% 55.5% 53.8%
Venezuela % 108% 112% 115% 173% 230% ... ...