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Commentary

The ACT has had consistent and impressive declines in smoking rates over the last decade.  Daily smoking has significantly decreased from 12.3% in 2007-2008 to 10% in 2013-2014 overall and similarly for females (10.4% to 7.8%).  Male smoking behaviour has remained constant for this time period (14.3% to 12.6%).

Adults

52.4% never smoked
10% of adults smoke daily
2.6% smoke occasionally
12.7% current smokers

Males

46.3% never smoked
12.6% of adults smoke daily
3.7% smoke occasionally
16.3% current smokers

Females

57.6% never smoked
7.8% of adults smoke daily
1.7% smoke occasionally
9.5% current smokers

Please note that for females aged 18-34 years the value has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution.

Data

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Codes & Sources

The data is presented by the ACT Government for the purpose of disseminating information for the benefit of the public. The ACT Government has taken great care to ensure the information in this report is as correct and accurate as possible. Whilst the information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information. Differences in statistical methods and calculations, data updates and guidelines may result in the information contained in this report varying from previously published information.

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