SMOKING BY THE NUMBERS
people die each year from tobacco-related illnesses.
the average number of sticks smokers light up in a day.
adults are exposed to tobacco smoke in enclosed areas at the workplace
of Filipino adults smoke tobacco, or 15.9 million people.
17 years old
average age of smokers who light up daily. This is alarming because they are, in fact, minors.
adults are exposed to tobacco smoke at home
what smokers spend monthly on cigarettes, on average
of adults believe that breathing other people’s smoke causes serious illness in non-smokers.
of Filipino smokers would like to quit tobacco. But only four percent of those who smoked in the past 12 months reported success in fully quitting.