The Top 5 Countries with the Most Male Smokers

  Country Male Smokers
1 China 311,203,202
2 India 131,598,984
3 Indonesia 53,392,709
4 Russian Federation 32,827,525
5 United States 32,474,518
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 Facts
  1. The number of male smokers in China exceeds the entire population of the United States.
  2. At least ten times the number of men than women smoke in the following countries: Belarus, Russia, Afghanistan, China, Greece, Indonesia, Yemen, and Jordan.
  3. 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 developing countries.
  4. Tobacco kills about 5 million men every year. Second-hand tobacco smoke kills 600,000 people each year.
  5. Nearly 60 percent of Chinese men are smokers, and the country consumes more than 37 percent of the world's cigarettes.
Top 5 facts sources:
  1. 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.
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Sources:  Tobacco Atlas, 3rd Edition.

List Notes: Data is male smoking populations estimated for the year 2008.
Countries with the Most Male Smokers

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