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Countries with the Most Smokers, 2012

According to the World Health Organization, tobacco use is the most preventable cause of death and continues to be a serious problem around the world. In Turkey, almost 40% of male deaths can be linked to tobacco use. Here are the countries with the most smokers according to data released by the World Health Organization in 2012.

Country Percent of adults who smoke Per capita annual cigarette consumption Price of cigarettes per pack
1. Austria 47.0 1,650 cigarettes $6.20
2. Papua New Guinea 44.0 670 cigarettes $4.86
3. Chile 40.6 860 cigarettes $3.80
4. Russia 39.1 2,786 cigarettes $1.74
5. Bulgaria 38.8 2,822 cigarettes $3.29
6. Hungary 36.5 1,518 cigarettes $3.56
7. Czech Republic 36.3 2,125 cigarettes $4.33
8. Romania 32.4 1,404 cigarettes $3.79
9. Turkey 31.2 1,399 cigarettes $4.38
10. Slovakia 30.5 1,403 cigarettes $3.66
Source: World Health Organization, 2012

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