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Smoking Facts -

Adult Smoking prevalence
16.6%
18.7%
16.9%
42500 Adults in are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
9.2%
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
332  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
11.8%
15.6%
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
300.3
359.1
274.8
604 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in
In 746 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£12.1m
76,696 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in
49,370 GP appointments
2,892 Hospital admissions
15,493 Practice nurse consultations
8,941 Outpatient visits
45,530 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in
Cost to
Businesses
£3.7m
Cost to
£16.4m
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