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

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

Unit: percent

Disaggregated by: year, age group, smoking, gender, economic activity

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

Year
Gender Age group (health) Economic activity Smoking 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014
Males and females 16-26 Employed Non-smoker 33,3 41,1 35,4 35,8 37,4
Males and females 16-26 Employed Former smoker 20,5 17,6 17,5 19,9 24,2
Males and females 16-26 Employed Occasional smoker 10,4 10,9 13,8 15,5 14,2
Males and females 16-26 Employed Daily smoker 35,7 30,5 33,3 28,8 24,2
Males and females 16-26 Non-active Non-smoker 48,9 56,5 59,7 55,6 60,3
Males and females 16-26 Non-active Former smoker 19,8 15,8 14,9 16,2 14,4
Males and females 16-26 Non-active Occasional smoker 11,5 12,4 9,9 13,7 15,3
Males and females 16-26 Non-active Daily smoker 19,8 15,3 15,5 14,4 10,1
Males and females 16-26 Unemployed Non-smoker 30,8 24,1 33,8 23,5 45,8
Males and females 16-26 Unemployed Former smoker 19,2 13,8 6,5 13,7 12,5
Males and females 16-26 Unemployed Occasional smoker 11,5 13,8 14,3 25,5 12,5
Males and females 16-26 Unemployed Daily smoker 38,5 48,3 45,5 37,3 29,2
Male 16-26 Employed Non-smoker 17,5 26,7 25,8 28,9 27
Male 16-26 Employed Former smoker 25,5 19,3 21,7 22,3 24,7
Male 16-26 Employed Occasional smoker 9,4 11,3 11,7 10,7 12,4
Male 16-26 Employed Daily smoker 47,7 42,7 40,8 38 36
Male 16-26 Non-active Non-smoker 44,2 48 52,9 53,8 58,7
Male 16-26 Non-active Former smoker 16,7 16 14,6 16,8 12
Male 16-26 Non-active Occasional smoker 11,7 13,6 12,2 13,5 17,3
Male 16-26 Non-active Daily smoker 27,5 22,4 20,3 16 12
Male 16-26 Unemployed Non-smoker 25 0 35,7 11,4 55,6
Male 16-26 Unemployed Former smoker 18,8 0 7,1 17,1 0
Male 16-26 Unemployed Occasional smoker 6,3 16,7 9,5 28,6 22,2
Male 16-26 Unemployed Daily smoker 50 83,3 47,6 42,9 22,2
Female 16-26 Employed Non-smoker 49,3 55,3 44,4 43,8 46,5
Female 16-26 Employed Former smoker 15,5 15,8 13,5 17,1 23,8
Female 16-26 Employed Occasional smoker 11,5 10,5 15,9 21 15,8
Female 16-26 Employed Daily smoker 23,7 18,4 26,2 18,1 13,9
Female 16-26 Non-active Non-smoker 51,8 61,1 63,7 57 61,2
Female 16-26 Non-active Former smoker 21,8 15,7 15,1 15,8 15,7
Female 16-26 Non-active Occasional smoker 11,4 11,8 8,5 13,9 14,2
Female 16-26 Non-active Daily smoker 15 11,4 12,7 13,3 9
Female 16-26 Unemployed Non-smoker 40 41,2 31,4 50 40
Female 16-26 Unemployed Former smoker 20 23,5 5,7 6,3 20
Female 16-26 Unemployed Occasional smoker 20 11,8 20 18,8 6,7
Female 16-26 Unemployed Daily smoker 20 23,5 42,9 25 33,3