Health » Smoking: Smoking among young (16–26 y. o.) people by gender and region

Smoking experience and smoking frequency among young (16–26 y. o.) people.

Current smoker – a person who currently smokes every day and who smoked yesterday or today the last time

Occasional smoker – a person who smokes occasionally in the present period

According to the NUTS level 3, Estonia is divided as follows:
EE001 Northern Estonia Harju County
EE004 Western Estonia Hiiu, Lääne, Pärnu and Saare Counties
EE006 Central Estonia Järva, Lääne-Viru and Rapla Counties
EE007 Northeastern Estonia Ida-Viru County
EE008 Southern Estonia Jõgeva, Põlva, Tartu, Valga, Viljandi and Võru Counties

Unit: percent

Disaggregated by: year, age group, smoking, gender, region

Source: National Institute for Health Development, Health Behavior among Estonian Adult Population

Year
Gender Age group (health) Smoking Region (health) 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014
Males and females 16-26 Non-smoker Harju and Rapla County 36 45 43,3 - -
Males and females 16-26 Non-smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 40,7 48,5 55,6 - -
Males and females 16-26 Non-smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 48,6 54,2 43,5 - -
Males and females 16-26 Non-smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 45,7 52,2 52,8 - -
Males and females 16-26 Non-smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 37,1 38,5 41,5 - -
Males and females 16-26 Non-smoker Central Estonia 36 45 43,3 46 39,5
Males and females 16-26 Non-smoker Northeastern Estonia 40,7 48,5 55,6 37,3 64,7
Males and females 16-26 Non-smoker Southern Estonia 45,7 52,2 52,8 47 59,7
Males and females 16-26 Non-smoker Western Estonia 48,6 54,2 43,5 52,9 39,7
Males and females 16-26 Non-smoker Northern Estonia 37,1 38,5 41,5 41,3 44,9
Males and females 16-26 Former smoker Harju and Rapla County 19,5 18 17,6 - -
Males and females 16-26 Former smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 14,8 19,8 11,1 - -
Males and females 16-26 Former smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 20,6 16,8 9,8 - -
Males and females 16-26 Former smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 21,7 10,4 15,5 - -
Males and females 16-26 Former smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 25,7 20,5 17 - -
Males and females 16-26 Former smoker Central Estonia 19,5 18 17,6 25,4 20,9
Males and females 16-26 Former smoker Northeastern Estonia 14,8 19,8 11,1 23,7 17,7
Males and females 16-26 Former smoker Southern Estonia 21,7 10,4 15,5 16 17,7
Males and females 16-26 Former smoker Western Estonia 20,6 16,8 9,8 8,6 12,7
Males and females 16-26 Former smoker Northern Estonia 25,7 20,5 17 17 21
Males and females 16-26 Occasional smoker Harju and Rapla County 13 12,5 13,8 - -
Males and females 16-26 Occasional smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 10,2 10,9 7,1 - -
Males and females 16-26 Occasional smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 6,5 11,2 16,3 - -
Males and females 16-26 Occasional smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 10,1 10,4 10,6 - -
Males and females 16-26 Occasional smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 14,3 18 5,7 - -
Males and females 16-26 Occasional smoker Central Estonia 13 12,5 13,8 4,8 20,9
Males and females 16-26 Occasional smoker Northeastern Estonia 10,2 10,9 7,1 11,9 0
Males and females 16-26 Occasional smoker Southern Estonia 10,1 10,4 10,6 18,8 10,5
Males and females 16-26 Occasional smoker Western Estonia 6,5 11,2 16,3 17,1 27
Males and females 16-26 Occasional smoker Northern Estonia 14,3 18 5,7 17 14,4
Males and females 16-26 Daily smoker Harju and Rapla County 31,4 24,6 25,3 - -
Males and females 16-26 Daily smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 34,3 20,8 26,3 - -
Males and females 16-26 Daily smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 24,3 17,8 30,4 - -
Males and females 16-26 Daily smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 22,5 27 21,1 - -
Males and females 16-26 Daily smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 22,9 23,1 35,9 - -
Males and females 16-26 Daily smoker Central Estonia 31,4 24,6 25,3 23,8 18,6
Males and females 16-26 Daily smoker Northeastern Estonia 34,3 20,8 26,3 27,1 17,7
Males and females 16-26 Daily smoker Southern Estonia 22,5 27 21,1 18,2 12,1
Males and females 16-26 Daily smoker Western Estonia 24,3 17,8 30,4 21,4 20,6
Males and females 16-26 Daily smoker Northern Estonia 22,9 23,1 35,9 24,8 19,8
Male 16-26 Non-smoker Harju and Rapla County 28,8 32,2 35,9 - -
Male 16-26 Non-smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 22 36,4 63,9 - -
Male 16-26 Non-smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 33,3 38,1 33,3 - -
Male 16-26 Non-smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 32,8 40,8 37 - -
Male 16-26 Non-smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 31,6 13,3 26,9 - -
Male 16-26 Non-smoker Central Estonia 28,8 32,2 35,9 32,3 23,8
Male 16-26 Non-smoker Northeastern Estonia 22 36,4 63,9 29,7 52,9
Male 16-26 Non-smoker Southern Estonia 32,8 40,8 37 39 56,5
Male 16-26 Non-smoker Western Estonia 33,3 38,1 33,3 47,4 33,3
Male 16-26 Non-smoker Northern Estonia 31,6 13,3 26,9 37,8 41,5
Male 16-26 Former smoker Harju and Rapla County 20,3 19 14,5 - -
Male 16-26 Former smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 12 18,2 8,3 - -
Male 16-26 Former smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 26,7 19,1 15,4 - -
Male 16-26 Former smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 23 11,8 24,7 - -
Male 16-26 Former smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 26,3 20 19,2 - -
Male 16-26 Former smoker Central Estonia 20,3 19 14,5 22,6 19,1
Male 16-26 Former smoker Northeastern Estonia 12 18,2 8,3 27 11,8
Male 16-26 Former smoker Southern Estonia 23 11,8 24,7 20 21,7
Male 16-26 Former smoker Western Estonia 26,7 19,1 15,4 5,3 13,3
Male 16-26 Former smoker Northern Estonia 26,3 20 19,2 18,9 16,9
Male 16-26 Occasional smoker Harju and Rapla County 11 10,7 17,1 - -
Male 16-26 Occasional smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 8 13,6 8,3 - -
Male 16-26 Occasional smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 4,4 11,9 12,8 - -
Male 16-26 Occasional smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 9,8 13,2 6,9 - -
Male 16-26 Occasional smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 26,3 20 0 - -
Male 16-26 Occasional smoker Central Estonia 11 10,7 17,1 6,5 23,8
Male 16-26 Occasional smoker Northeastern Estonia 8 13,6 8,3 8,1 0
Male 16-26 Occasional smoker Southern Estonia 9,8 13,2 6,9 19 6,5
Male 16-26 Occasional smoker Western Estonia 4,4 11,9 12,8 21,1 26,7
Male 16-26 Occasional smoker Northern Estonia 26,3 20 0 12,2 16,9
Male 16-26 Daily smoker Harju and Rapla County 39,8 38 32,5 - -
Male 16-26 Daily smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 58 31,8 19,4 - -
Male 16-26 Daily smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 35,6 31 38,5 - -
Male 16-26 Daily smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 34,4 34,2 31,5 - -
Male 16-26 Daily smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 15,8 46,7 53,9 - -
Male 16-26 Daily smoker Central Estonia 39,8 38 32,5 38,7 33,3
Male 16-26 Daily smoker Northeastern Estonia 58 31,8 19,4 35,1 35,3
Male 16-26 Daily smoker Southern Estonia 34,4 34,2 31,5 22,1 15,2
Male 16-26 Daily smoker Western Estonia 35,6 31 38,5 26,3 26,7
Male 16-26 Daily smoker Northern Estonia 15,8 46,7 53,9 31,1 24,6
Female 16-26 Non-smoker Harju and Rapla County 42 54,2 49,3 - -
Female 16-26 Non-smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 56,9 57,9 50,8 - -
Female 16-26 Non-smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 59,7 64,6 50,9 - -
Female 16-26 Non-smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 55,8 62,1 65,9 - -
Female 16-26 Non-smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 43,8 54,2 55,6 - -
Female 16-26 Non-smoker Central Estonia 42 54,2 49,3 59,4 54,6
Female 16-26 Non-smoker Northeastern Estonia 56,9 57,9 50,8 50 76,5
Female 16-26 Non-smoker Southern Estonia 55,8 62,1 65,9 55,8 61,5
Female 16-26 Non-smoker Western Estonia 59,7 64,6 50,9 59,4 45,5
Female 16-26 Non-smoker Northern Estonia 43,8 54,2 55,6 44 47,1
Female 16-26 Former smoker Harju and Rapla County 18,9 17,3 20,1 - -
Female 16-26 Former smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 17,2 21,1 12,7 - -
Female 16-26 Former smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 16,1 15,4 5,7 - -
Female 16-26 Former smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 20,8 9,2 8 - -
Female 16-26 Former smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 25 20,8 14,8 - -
Female 16-26 Former smoker Central Estonia 18,9 17,3 20,1 28,1 22,7
Female 16-26 Former smoker Northeastern Estonia 17,2 21,1 12,7 18,2 23,5
Female 16-26 Former smoker Southern Estonia 20,8 9,2 8 11,6 15,4
Female 16-26 Former smoker Western Estonia 16,1 15,4 5,7 12,5 12,1
Female 16-26 Former smoker Northern Estonia 25 20,8 14,8 15,5 23,5
Female 16-26 Occasional smoker Harju and Rapla County 14,7 13,7 11,1 - -
Female 16-26 Occasional smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 12,1 8,8 6,4 - -
Female 16-26 Occasional smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 8,1 10,8 18,9 - -
Female 16-26 Occasional smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 10,4 8,1 13,6 - -
Female 16-26 Occasional smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 0 16,7 11,1 - -
Female 16-26 Occasional smoker Central Estonia 14,7 13,7 11,1 3,1 18,2
Female 16-26 Occasional smoker Northeastern Estonia 12,1 8,8 6,4 18,2 0
Female 16-26 Occasional smoker Southern Estonia 10,4 8,1 13,6 18,6 12,8
Female 16-26 Occasional smoker Western Estonia 8,1 10,8 18,9 12,5 27,3
Female 16-26 Occasional smoker Northern Estonia 0 16,7 11,1 20,7 12,8
Female 16-26 Daily smoker Harju and Rapla County 24,5 14,9 19,4 - -
Female 16-26 Daily smoker Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 13,8 12,3 30,2 - -
Female 16-26 Daily smoker Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 16,1 9,2 24,5 - -
Female 16-26 Daily smoker Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 13 20,7 12,5 - -
Female 16-26 Daily smoker Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 31,3 8,3 18,5 - -
Female 16-26 Daily smoker Central Estonia 24,5 14,9 19,4 9,4 4,6
Female 16-26 Daily smoker Northeastern Estonia 13,8 12,3 30,2 13,6 0
Female 16-26 Daily smoker Southern Estonia 13 20,7 12,5 14 10,3
Female 16-26 Daily smoker Western Estonia 16,1 9,2 24,5 15,6 15,2
Female 16-26 Daily smoker Northern Estonia 31,3 8,3 18,5 19,8 16,7