Smoking and Tobacco Statistics

Smoking & Tobacco Statistics

Tobacco continues to be the number one cause of preventable disease and death in Canada.  An estimated 45,000 Canadians die each year as a result of smoking. Countless others live with chronic diseases. Despite public health education and prevention efforts, approximately 15 per cent of Canadians currently smoke.

Here are some numbers behind the smoke and mirrors of tobacco:


Find out more about quitting smokingvaping and protecting our youth as well as our position statements on the subject.

The Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS) is a biennial general population survey of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use among Canadians aged 15 years and older, You can view the statistics here. 

 

 

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Page Last Updated: 26/05/2020