Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price rose to 69.7% in Turkey in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Turkey | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 69.7 % in 2016 in Turkey, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.27 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Turkey reached an all time high of 69.7 % in 2016 and an all time low of 43.0 % in 2008. When compared to Turkey's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Bulgaria amounted to 43.2 %, 69.2 % in Greece, 13.2 % in Iraq and 9.02 % in Iran in 2016.

Turkey has been ranked 37th 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
Albania % 25.0% 25.0% 25.0% 28.0% 31.0%
Bulgaria % 47.9% 47.8% 47.6% 49.6% 51.5%
Greece % 72.9% 74.1% 75.3% 80.7% 85.9%
Iran % 8.04% 12.2% 16.1% 12.6% 9.15%
Iraq % 11.2% 9.08% 7.08% 6.99% 6.90%
Kuwait % 2.45% 20.9% 38.2% 40.4% 42.5%
Macedonia % 19.4% 18.7% 18.0% 19.5% 21.0%
Pakistan % 5.77% 5.77% 5.77% 6.75% 7.70%
Romania % 53.0% 56.5% 59.8% 65.2% 70.5%
Saudi Arabia % 32.7% 36.2% 39.5% 41.2% 42.9%
Serbia % 16.1% 17.6% 18.9% 25.2% 31.3%
Syria % 11.2% 13.0% 14.7% 11.4% 8.03%
Turkey % 52.1% 56.1% 59.8% 60.6% 61.3%
Turkmenistan % 20.8% 36.9% 52.1% 58.9% 65.7%