Smokers as a share of of 15+ year-old population reached 19.9 % in 2012 in Mexico, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.74 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, smokers as a share of of 15+ year-old population in Mexico reached an all time high of 27.7 % in 1998 and an all time low of 19.0 % in 2006.
Mexico has been ranked 3rd within the group of 7 countries we follow in terms of smokers as a share of of 15+ year-old population, 9 places above 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.