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TOBACCO IN THAILAND

Tobacco Consumption

Among Adult (Age 15+):
Among Youth (Age 13-15):
  • Tobacco: 15.0% (boys 21.8%; girls 8.1%)
  • Cigarette: 14% (boys 20.7%; girls 7.1%)
  • Smokeless Tobacco: 2.7% (boys 4.1%; girls 1.3%)

Health Consequences

  • About 106,000 people die in Thailand each year from smoking-related diseases.
  • Nearly 24% of male deaths and 10% of female deaths are attributable to smoking.

Tobacco Industry

The Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM) dominates the tobacco market in Thailand. TTM is a state-owned enterprise and is the only domestic tobacco producer in Thailand. In 2016, TTM held 70% of the total cigarette market by volume. Philip Morris International ranked second with a market share of 28%. In Thailand, over 46 billion cigarettes sold in 2016.

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TOBACCO IN BANGLADESH

Tobacco Consumption

Among Adult (Age 15+):
  • Any Tobacco Products: 35.3% (men 46.0%; women 25.2%)
  • Tobacco: 18.0% (men 36.2%; women 0.8%)
  • 20.6% of adults use smokeless tobacco (men 16.2%; women 24.8%)
  • Bidis are cheaper, handmade cigarettes that are popular among the poor in Bangladesh. Over 25% of Bangladeshi adult smokers (5.0% of adults overall) consume bidis.
Among youth (Age 13–15):
  • Tobacco in Any Form: 6.9% (boys 9.2%; girls 2.8%)
  • Tobacco: 2.9% (boys 4.0%; girls 1.1%)
  • Smokeless Tobacco: 4.5% (boys 5.9%; girls 2.0%)

Health Consequences

  • Over 113,000 people die in Bangladesh each year from tobacco-related causes. Around 23,000 of these deaths are due to secondhand smoke exposure.
  • Among Bangladeshi men aged 25–69:
  • A quarter of all deaths were attributable to smoking in 2010
  • Smoking-attributable deaths represent about 30% of all deaths from vascular disease, 38% from all cancers, 35% from pulmonary tuberculosis, and over 24% of deaths from other respiratory diseases
  • Each year, there are about 1.2 million cases of tobacco-attributable illness.

Tobacco Industry

The two major tobacco companies in Bangladesh include British American Tobacco, which holds 62% of the cigarette market by volume, and Dhaka Tobacco Industries (under Akij Group), with 21.3% of the cigarette market. Philip Morris International distributes its products in Bangladesh through Dhaka Tobacco Industries. Smaller domestic companies include Abul Khair Tobacco and Nasir Tobacco. In 2017, 88.9 billion cigarettes sold in Bangladesh.

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TOBACCO IN THE PHILIPPINES

Tobacco Consumption

Among Adult (Age 15+):
  • Tobacco: 23.8% (41.9% of men and 5.8% of women)
  • 22.7% smoke (40.3% of men and 5.1% of women)
  • 1.7% use smokeless tobacco (2.7% of men and 0.7% of women)
Among youth (ages 13-15):
  • Tobacco: 13.7% (boys 18.8%; girls 9.3%)
  • Cigarettes: 8.9%
  • Other Tobacco Products: 7.3%

Health Consequences

  • Over 103,600 Filipinos die from smoking-related diseases each year.3
  • More than 23% of male deaths and 12% of female deaths caused by tobacco smoke (18.6% overall).
  • More than 23% of male deaths and 12% of female deaths caused by tobacco (18.6% overall).

Tobacco Industry

Philip Morris International dominates the cigarette market in the Philippines, holding 73.6% of the market volume in 2015. Domestic company Mighty Corp followed with 20.2% of the market volume that year, while JTI and BAT held 3.1% and 1.2%, respectively. In the Philippines, over 90.3 billion cigarettes sold in 2015.4

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TOBACCO IN CHINA

Tobacco Consumption

Among Adult (Age 15+):
  • Cigarette: 27.7% (52.1% of men and 2.7% of women)
Among youth (Age 13-15):
  • Tobacco: 6.4% (boys 10.6%; girls 1.8%)
  • Cigarettes: 6.9% (boys 11.2%; girls 2.2%)
  • Smokeless Tobacco: 1% (boys 1.3%; girls 0.6%)
  • China has approximately 316 million smokers.

Health Consequences

  • More than 1.5 million Chinese dies from smoking-related diseases each year.
  • If current trends continue, China’s annual death toll from tobacco will reach 2 million by 2030 and 3 million by 2050.
  • Lung cancer death rates have increased 465% in the past 30 years, for the most part, due to increased smoking rates, and these deaths make up 23% of all cancer deaths in China.
  • Smoking causes almost 23% of all cancers in China.
  • Chinese male smokers are nearly six times more likely to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than Chinese male non-smokers.

Tobacco Industry

China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of tobacco. The Chinese tobacco market is dominated by the government monopoly China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC), which holds 94 percent of the Chinese market. CNTC sold nearly 2.5 trillion cigarettes in 2015.7

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TOBACCO IN INDONESIA

Tobacco Consumption

Among Adult (Age 15+): 
  • Tobacco: (men 64.9%; women 2.1%)
  • Smokeless tobacco: men 3.9%; women 4.8%
  • Waterpipes (Hookah or Shisha): 3%
Among Youth (Age 13-15):
  • Cigarette: 19.4%
  • Tobacco: 20.3% (boys 36.2%; girls 4.3%)
  • Smokeless Tobacco: 2.1%
  • Among youth who have ever smoked, 19.8% first tried a cigarette before age 10, and nearly 88.6% first tried one by age 13.
  • The majority of smokers in Indonesia (88.4%) smoke kreteks, clove-flavored cigarettes.

Health Consequences

  • Smoking kills at least 214,000 people each year in Indonesia.
  • Smoking causes approximately 19% of adult male deaths and 7% of mature female deaths each year.

Tobacco Industry

Indonesia is the second-largest cigarette market in the world by retail volume. Major tobacco companies in Indonesia include Philip Morris International with 34% of the total cigarette market share by size, Gudang Garam with 23%, Djarum with 13%, and British American Tobacco with 7%, and Nojorono Tobacco Indonesia with 5%. In 2016, over 316 billion cigarettes sold in Indonesia.5

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TOBACCO IN PAKISTAN

Tobacco Consumption

Among Adult (Age 15+): 19.1% (men 31.8%; women 5.8%)
  • Tobacco: 12.4%
  • Smokeless Tobacco: 7.7%
  • Waterpipes (Hookah or Shisha): 3%
Among Youth (Age 13-15):
  • Cigarette: 10.7% (boys 13.3%; girls 6.6%)
  • Tobacco: 7.2%
  • Smokeless Tobacco: 5.3%
  • Among youth who have ever smoked, nearly 40% first tried a cigarette before age 10

Health Consequences

  • Nearly 118,000 people die annually in Pakistan from smoking-related causes, accounting for almost 9% of deaths.
  • In 2010, tobacco use was the leading cause of deaths due to non-communicable diseases, including cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular diseases.

Tobacco Industry

International companies hold almost all of the cigarette market in Pakistan. In 2015, British American Tobacco led with 63.5% of the retail volume market share. Philip Morris International followed by 33%, and Imperial Tobacco held almost 3% of the market share. In Pakistan, nearly 60 billion cigarettes sold in 2015.5

Reference

https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/problem/toll-global/asia/thailand
https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/problem/toll-global/asia/bangladesh
https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/problem/toll-global/asia/philippines
https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/problem/toll-global/asia/china
https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/problem/toll-global/asia/indonesia
https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/problem/toll-global/asia/pakistan

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