Smokers as a share of of 15+ year-old population reached 26.2 % in 2010 in Estonia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, smokers as a share of of 15+ year-old population in Estonia reached an all time high of 64.2 % in 1990 and an all time low of 26.2 % in 2008. When compared to Estonia's main peers, smokers as a share of of 15+ year-old population in Finland amounted to 19.0 % and 33.7 % in Latvia in 2010.
Estonia has been ranked 5th within the group of 22 countries we follow in terms of smokers as a share of of 15+ year-old population, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
This is the percentage of the total population (or population group) who smoke at least one cigarette a day.