Update: On 11/07/2016 historical data in excel table 1.2 was updated to reflect revisions made to the source data by ONS. The chart which uses these data on slide 23 has not been updated as the revisions have a minimal effect on the trends in the data series.
This statistical report presents a range of information on smoking which is drawn together from a variety of sources. The report aims to present a broad picture of health issues relating to smoking in England and covers topics such as smoking prevalence, habits, behaviours and attitudes among adults and school children, smoking-related ill health and mortality and smoking-related costs.
The topics covered include:
Part 1: Smoking patterns in adults
Part 2: Smoking patterns in children
Part 3: Availability and affordability of tobacco
Part 4: Behaviour and attitudes to smoking
Part 5: Smoking-related costs, ill health and mortality
Each part provides an overview of the key findings on these topics, as well as providing links to sources of further information and relevant documents.
This report contains data and information previously published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), Department of Health, the Office for National Statistics and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs. The report also includes new analyses carried out by the Health and Social Care Information Centre.