Smokers as a share of of 15+ year-old population reached 20.8 % in 2011 in Netherlands, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 21.8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, smokers as a share of of 15+ year-old population in Netherlands reached an all time high of 61.0 % in 1966 and an all time low of 20.8 % in 2011.
Netherlands has been ranked 4th within the group of 13 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.