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

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, nationality

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

Year
Gender Age group (health) Nationality (health) Smoking 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014
Males and females 16-26 Estonian Non-smoker 43 50,4 48,1 45,6 48,9
Males and females 16-26 Estonian Former smoker 21,2 15 13,8 15,2 18,7
Males and females 16-26 Estonian Occasional smoker 11,1 10,8 12,3 15,8 15,8
Males and females 16-26 Estonian Daily smoker 24,6 23,9 25,9 23,4 16,7
Males and females 16-26 Non-estonian Non-smoker 35,7 41,9 44,7 40,7 51,8
Males and females 16-26 Non-estonian Former smoker 15,9 20,7 19,1 25,4 18,1
Males and females 16-26 Non-estonian Occasional smoker 10,4 15,1 9,9 15,3 9,6
Males and females 16-26 Non-estonian Daily smoker 37,9 22,4 26,3 18,6 20,5
Male 16-26 Estonian Non-smoker 31,7 38,5 36,3 39,6 41,7
Male 16-26 Estonian Former smoker 22,6 15,4 16,1 15,7 18,1
Male 16-26 Estonian Occasional smoker 12 11,1 11,7 14,8 16,7
Male 16-26 Estonian Daily smoker 33,7 35 35,9 30 23,6
Male 16-26 Non-estonian Non-smoker 23,5 21,9 45,6 31,2 48,6
Male 16-26 Non-estonian Former smoker 16,5 23,4 19,1 31,2 14,3
Male 16-26 Non-estonian Occasional smoker 5,9 17,2 10,3 13,1 8,6
Male 16-26 Non-estonian Daily smoker 54,1 37,5 25 24,6 28,6
Female 16-26 Estonian Non-smoker 52,1 60,1 57 51,5 53,9
Female 16-26 Estonian Former smoker 20,1 14,7 12 14,7 19,1
Female 16-26 Estonian Occasional smoker 10,4 10,5 12,7 16,9 15,2
Female 16-26 Estonian Daily smoker 17,4 14,7 18,2 16,9 11,8
Female 16-26 Non-estonian Non-smoker 46,4 53 44,1 50,9 54,2
Female 16-26 Non-estonian Former smoker 15,5 19,1 19,1 19,3 20,8
Female 16-26 Non-estonian Occasional smoker 14,4 13,9 9,5 17,5 10,4
Female 16-26 Non-estonian Daily smoker 23,7 13,9 27,4 12,3 14,6