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Percentage of Egyptians Who Smoke Has Dropped Since 2020: CAPMAS

The percentage of Egyptians over the age of 15 who smoke has dropped from 17.3% in 2020 to 16.8% in 2022, according to recent figures.

These and other numbers for smokers in the country were reported by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on the occasion of World No-Tobacco Day, which falls on 31 May.

CAPMAS said 18 million Egyptians, out of a population of more than 104 million, smoke, according to the “Ahram Online” website.

The heaviest concentration of Egyptians who inhale nicotine and blow out Carbon Dioxide remains in the age group 35-44.


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