Top 5 facts sources:
- The number of male smokers in China exceeds the entire population of the United States.
- At least ten times the number of men than women smoke in the following countries: Belarus, Russia, Afghanistan, China, Greece, Indonesia, Yemen, and Jordan.
- Almost 1 billion men in the world smoke. About 35 percent
of male smokers are in high-resource countries, and 50 percent of male smokers are in
- Tobacco kills about 5 million men every year. Second-hand
tobacco smoke kills 600,000 people each year.
- Nearly 60 percent of Chinese men are smokers, and the country
consumes more than 37 percent
of the world's cigarettes.
- WHO. (2009). "WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic". Retrieved Jan 12th, 2011.
Top 5 facts sources: Tobacco Atlas 3rd edition, WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2009.