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Statistics on Smoking, England - 2019 [NS] [PAS]

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This report presents an annual review of information on smoking by adults and children drawn together from a variety of sources.

Newly published information includes:

  • NHS Digital: Smoking-related admissions from Hospital Episode Statistics (HES).
  • NHS Digital: Prescription items used to help people stop smoking from prescribing data.
  • NHS Digital: Statistics on smoking related deaths and affordability of tobacco, compiled using existing data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
  • NHS Digital: Statistics on Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery (SATOD).
  • ONS: Adult Smoking Habits – smoking prevalence and use of e-cigarettes.

The latest information from already published sources includes:

  • Public Health England (PHE): Local Authority smoking related admissions and deaths data from the Local Tobacco Control Profiles. 
  • NHS Digital: NHS Stop Smoking Services (SSS).
  • NHS Digital: Smoking Drinking and Drug Use amongst young people (SDD).
  • NHS Digital: Health Survey for England (HSE).
  • Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD): Health at a Glance.

All data is  for England unless otherwise stated. 

More information can be found in the source publications which contain a wider range of data and analysis.

Most figures quoted in this report have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Data sources may quote unrounded figures.


Last edited: 1 July 2019 2:48 pm