Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price rose to 9.95% in Pakistan in 2016

Price of Cigarettes as % of Average U.S. Price (%)
Tobacco | Pakistan | December 27, 2018
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Price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price reached 9.95 % in 2016 in Pakistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Pakistan reached an all time high of 9.95 % in 2016 and an all time low of 5.02 % in 2008. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, price of cigarettes as a percentage of average U.S. price in Afghanistan amounted to 6.84 %, 23.3 % in China, 36.7 % in India and 9.02 % in Iran in 2016.

Pakistan has been ranked 151st 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
Afghanistan % 3.85% 4.33% 4.78% 5.20% 5.62%
Bangladesh % 8.39% 9.25% 10.0% 12.3% 14.4%
China % 12.9% 19.7% 26.0% 26.0% 26.0%
India % 26.4% 27.7% 29.0% 32.9% 36.8%
Iran % 8.04% 12.2% 16.1% 12.6% 9.15%
Iraq % 11.2% 9.08% 7.08% 6.99% 6.90%
Japan % 60.7% 74.0% 86.5% 76.7% 67.1%
Pakistan % 5.77% 5.77% 5.77% 6.75% 7.70%
Russia % 18.0% 20.4% 22.6% 26.4% 30.2%
Sri Lanka % 59.1% 60.8% 62.4% 68.3% 74.0%
Tajikistan % 11.9% 11.1% 10.4% 13.3% 16.2%
Turkmenistan % 20.8% 36.9% 52.1% 58.9% 65.7%
USA % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%